A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.195° West, 19.0975° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019270055. Unique identifier: pr2019270055. The temblor was picked up at 16:01:39 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 20:01:39 / September 27, 2019 @ 8:01 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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