A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Unique identifier: pr2019345012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019345012. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 23:59:48 / December 11, 2019 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:48 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.5288° West, 18.0528° North, depth 12 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, San Juan, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Esperanza, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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