A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was detected at 21:19:57 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 01:19:57 / October 15, 2019 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 80 km, -67.1581° West, 19.0485° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019288000. Id of event: pr2019288000.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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