A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.198° West, latitude 19.0946° North, depth = 16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 17:44:26 / September 27, 2019 @ 5:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019270049. Id of event: pr2019270049. The temblor was picked up at 13:44:26 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 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), 78 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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