A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 03:44:03 / October 5, 2019 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.0961° West, 19.126° North. Unique identifier: pr2019278003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019278003. The temblor was detected at 23:44:03 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.