A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.1491° West, 19.064° North, depth 14 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019274025. Id of event: pr2019274025. The temblor was detected at 05:45:25 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 09:45:25 / October 1, 2019 @ 9:45 am.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop).
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-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 63 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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