A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event id: pr2019105007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019105007. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 20:49:51 / April 15, 2019 @ 8:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1043 West, latitude 19.1621 North, depth = 34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:51 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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