A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019271016. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019271016. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:09:08 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2346 West, latitude 19.0413 North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 06:09:08 / September 28, 2019 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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