A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:12:59 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019274042. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019274042. Exact location of event, depth 14 km, -67.2131° West, 19.0701° North. Global time and date of event 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 20:12:59 / October 1, 2019 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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