A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.1961° West, latitude 19.02° North, depth = 14 km. The temblor was reported at 06:38:17 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 10:38:17 / October 8, 2019 @ 10:38 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019281015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019281015.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Aguada, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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