A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Id of earthquake: pr2019288010. Event ids that are associated: pr2019288010. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1198° West, 19.0551° North, depth 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 16:59:11 / October 15, 2019 @ 4:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:59:11 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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