A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:03:41 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 00:03:41 / February 16, 2019 @ 12:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2263° West, 19.0268° North, depth 7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019047002. Id of event: pr2019047002.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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