A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 16:28:45 / October 3, 2019 @ 4:28 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:28:45 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019276019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019276019. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2046 West, latitude 19.1516 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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