A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:12:46 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 12:12:46 / October 2, 2019 @ 12:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019275018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019275018. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2498 West, latitude 19.1313 North, depth = 19 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and four 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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