A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98 km (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019335002. Id of event: pr2019335002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 03:13:58 / December 1, 2019 @ 3:13 am. Exact location of event, depth 98 km, -67.1765° West, 18.9086° North. The temblor was reported at 23:13:58 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Marías, Lares, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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