A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:58:23 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 01:58:23 / October 14, 2019 @ 1:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019287004. Unique identifier: pr2019287004. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0973° West, 19.1341° North, depth 52 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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