A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 06:39:22 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 11:39:22 / May 16, 2020 @ 11:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009i1e. Event ids that are associated: us70009i1e. Exact location of earthquake, -67.5411° West, 19.0052° North, depth 10 km.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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