A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1111 West, latitude 19.127 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: pr2019302011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019302011. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:17:36 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 23:17:36 / October 29, 2019 @ 11:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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