A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:38:21 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 11:38:21 / October 31, 2019 @ 11:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0981 West, latitude 19.1068 North, depth = 52 km. Event id: pr2019304005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019304005.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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