A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2019290010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019290010. The temblor was detected at 03:00:37 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.1085 West, latitude 18.766 North, depth = 114 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 07:00:37 / October 17, 2019 @ 7:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Germán, Cabo Rojo, Manatí (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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