A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 19:24:55 / October 15, 2019 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 64 km, -67.2621° West, 19.042° North. Event id: pr2019288013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019288013. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:24:55 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguada.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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