A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event id: pr2019270034. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019270034. Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -67.1753° West, 19.1215° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 10:29:33 / September 27, 2019 @ 10:29 am. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:29:33 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Quebradillas, Isabela.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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