A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.12° West, latitude 18.9576° North, depth = 80 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 04:26:50 / July 17, 2019 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019198002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019198002. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 80 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:26:50 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, San Sebastián, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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