A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 111 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (69 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 04:42:51 / October 23, 2019 @ 4:42 am. Event id: pr2019296010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019296010. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:51 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1771 West, latitude 19.499 North, depth = 38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 111 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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