A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:09 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.257° West, latitude 19.1326° North, depth = 21 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019302002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019302002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 00:15:09 / October 29, 2019 @ 12:15 am.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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 four, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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