A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 16:43:33 / October 30, 2019 @ 4:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.3121 West, latitude 19.0326 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:43:33 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019303013. Unique identifier: pr2019303013.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Rincón, Moca. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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