A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 05:00:51 / September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:00:51 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.246 West, latitude 18.9881 North, depth = 45 km. Unique identifier: pr2019269024. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019269024.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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