A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019293001. Unique identifier: pr2019293001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 04:30:15 / October 20, 2019 @ 4:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1743 West, latitude 19.0515 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:30:15 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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