A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). Event id: pr2019274030. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019274030. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 09:29:20 / October 1, 2019 @ 9:29 am. The temblor was detected at 05:29:20 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9743 West, latitude 19.1066 North, depth = 36 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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