A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 22:31:37 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58 km (36 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019292003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019292003. Exact location, longitude -67.2373° West, latitude 19.1515° North, depth = 58 km. Global time and date of event 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 02:31:37 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 seven hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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