A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019278002. Unique identifier: pr2019278002. Exact location, longitude -67.1663° West, latitude 19.1475° North, depth = 27 km. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:33:56 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 03:33:56 / October 5, 2019 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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