A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 00:12:37 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019340000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019340000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.5311 West, latitude 18.6893 North, depth = 57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 04:12:37 / December 6, 2019 @ 4:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguas Buenas, Sabana Seca, Caguas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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