A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 14:48:54 / October 16, 2019 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2881 West, latitude 19.1335 North, depth = 48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019289007. Unique identifier: pr2019289007. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:54 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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