A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019290007. Unique identifier: pr2019290007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.217° West, 19.1301° North, depth 14 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 05:58:18 / October 17, 2019 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:58:18 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela.
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-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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