A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019282010. Unique identifier: pr2019282010. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0655° West, 19.0823° North, depth 49 km. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:28:10 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 11:28:10 / October 9, 2019 @ 11:28 am.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Moca, Aguadilla. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-three 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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