A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2015° West, 19.0506° North, depth 42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Global time and date of event 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 15:46:41 / September 27, 2019 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019270039. Event ids that are associated: pr2019270039. The temblor was reported at 11:46:41 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Hatillo, Moca.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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