A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 23:19:34 / September 25, 2019 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2255 West, latitude 19.101 North, depth = 7 km. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:19:34 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019268085. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019268085.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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