A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pr2019297002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019297002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:42 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.1671° West, latitude 19.1416° North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 05:45:42 / October 24, 2019 @ 5:45 am.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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