A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 89 km, -67.245° West, 18.93° North. Id of earthquake: pr2019278028. Event ids that are associated: pr2019278028. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:40:08 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 89 km (55 miles). Global time and date of event 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 13:40:08 / October 5, 2019 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Añasco, San Sebastián. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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