A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:18:31 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 01:18:31 / October 22, 2019 @ 1:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2278° West, 19.0873° North, depth 22 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019295002. Id of event: pr2019295002.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Camuy, Moca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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