A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event id: pr2019269033. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019269033. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2185 West, latitude 19.0801 North, depth = 53 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 05:30:29 / September 26, 2019 @ 5:30 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:30:29 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 53 km (33 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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