A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:35:01 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019303008. Id of event: pr2019303008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9996 West, latitude 19.0775 North, depth = 8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 11:35:01 / October 30, 2019 @ 11:35 am.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Aguadilla, Arecibo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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