A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 19:33:40 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 23:33:40 / October 1, 2019 @ 11:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1385° West, 19.0563° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019274050. Event ids that are associated: pr2019274050.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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