A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2601 West, latitude 19.0825 North, depth = 48 km. The temblor was reported at 15:17:26 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019270041. Event ids that are associated: pr2019270041. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 19:17:26 / September 27, 2019 @ 7:17 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas.
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 eighty and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 67 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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