A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 19:03:58 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 23:03:58 / October 1, 2019 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019274048. Id of event: pr2019274048. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.1° West, latitude 19.1548° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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