A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 20:18:29 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 00:18:29 / October 5, 2019 @ 12:18 am. Event id: pr2019278007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019278007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -67.3173° West, 19.058° North.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Aguada, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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