A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 20:11:56 / October 18, 2019 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019291014. Id of event: pr2019291014. Exact location of event, longitude -67.3085 West, latitude 19.1511 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:11:56 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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