A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 12:53:40 / September 28, 2019 @ 12:53 pm. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:53:40 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019271042. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019271042. Exact location of event, depth 56 km, -67.27° West, 19.0323° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Hatillo, Camuy.
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 eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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