A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1396 West, latitude 19.1181 North, depth = 30 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 22:51:29 / September 28, 2019 @ 10:51 pm. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:29 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019271062. Unique identifier: pr2019271062. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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