A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Unique identifier: pr2019280026. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019280026. Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -67.175° West, 19.0713° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:43:19 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 23:43:19 / October 7, 2019 @ 11:43 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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