A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.21° West, 19.0925° North, depth 6 km. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:15 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 12:16:15 / September 27, 2019 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019270005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019270005.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Aguadilla, Isabela. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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