A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019279006. Unique identifier: pr2019279006. Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 05:58:19 / October 6, 2019 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:58:19 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8691° West, latitude 18.5741° North, depth = 13 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coamo, Sabana Seca, Levittown. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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