A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Event id: pr2019094008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019094008. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:29:52 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.3763° West, latitude 19.043° North, depth = 30 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/19 / 2019-04-04 08:29:52 / April 4, 2019 @ 8:29 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Moca, Aguada. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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