A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019286020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019286020. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0846 West, latitude 19.0915 North, depth = 20 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 22:16:44 / October 13, 2019 @ 10:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:16:44 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Aguadilla, Hatillo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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