A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 01:26:02 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019269031. Id of event: pr2019269031. Global time and date of event 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 05:26:02 / September 26, 2019 @ 5:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1605 West, latitude 19.0546 North, depth = 32 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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