A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3681° West, 18.771° North, depth 6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019350002. Unique identifier: pr2019350002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 04:03:28 / December 16, 2019 @ 4:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:03:28 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Hormigueros, Lares (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 41 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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