A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:36:28 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 10:36:28 / October 11, 2019 @ 10:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2008 West, latitude 19.0271 North, depth = 8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019284007. Id of event: pr2019284007.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Aguada, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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