A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -67.1803° West, 19.0695° North. Id of earthquake: pr2019276007. Event ids that are associated: pr2019276007. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 08:48:03 / October 3, 2019 @ 8:48 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:48:03 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-four 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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