A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:52:07 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019274031. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019274031. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8495 West, latitude 19.1743 North, depth = 18 km. Global time and date of event 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 08:52:07 / October 1, 2019 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (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 Isabela, Camuy, Hatillo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km NNE of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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