A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2019292005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019292005. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 02:37:07 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:37 am UTC/GMT. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:07 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.114 West, latitude 19.1395 North, depth = 73 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 71 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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