A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 18:32:58 / October 15, 2019 @ 6:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019288011. Unique identifier: pr2019288011. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.1533° West, 19.11° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:32:58 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop).
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 six hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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