A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.199 West, latitude 18.9933 North, depth = 6 km. Global time and date of event 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 04:56:35 / October 8, 2019 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:35 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019281010. Id of event: pr2019281010. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, San Sebastián, Rincón. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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