A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 11:29:52 / October 3, 2019 @ 11:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:29:52 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019276008. Id of event: pr2019276008. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1801 West, latitude 19.081 North, depth = 19 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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