A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.142 West, latitude 19.1593 North, depth = 64 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 08:13:16 / October 23, 2019 @ 8:13 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019296013. Unique identifier: pr2019296013. The temblor was detected at 04:13:16 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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