A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 00:32:57 / October 29, 2019 @ 12:32 am. The temblor was detected at 19:32:57 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -67.6971° West, 18.8913° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019302001. Id of event: pr2019302001.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-two 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. 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: 76 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
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