A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 05:33:09 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.1895° West, latitude 19.0753° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 09:33:09 / September 27, 2019 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019270033. Id of event: pr2019270033. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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