A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 09:44:48 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 13:44:48 / September 26, 2019 @ 1:44 pm. Unique identifier: pr2019269030. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019269030. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.4821° West, 19.1153° North, depth 30 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, San Antonio, Dorado.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days three 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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