A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 04:20:25 / October 1, 2019 @ 4:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019274010. Unique identifier: pr2019274010. Exact location of event, depth 131 km, -67.0995° West, 18.5571° North. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:20:25 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Vega Baja, Ciales.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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