A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 12:42:06 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 16:42:06 / September 28, 2019 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019271027. Unique identifier: pr2019271027. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2095 West, latitude 19.0698 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Aguada, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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