A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -67.5298° West, latitude 18.7673° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 20:31:24 / October 9, 2019 @ 8:31 pm. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:31:24 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019282016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019282016. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, San Sebastián, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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