A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:03 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019103011. Id of event: pr2019103011. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/19 / 2019-04-13 08:28:03 / April 13, 2019 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.452° West, latitude 18.9493° North, depth = 51 km.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Moca, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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