A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global time and date of event 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 06:08:20 / September 27, 2019 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1473 West, latitude 19.0656 North, depth = 75 km. Event id: pr2019270002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019270002. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:08:20 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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