A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 16:29:12 / October 31, 2019 @ 4:29 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019304006. Unique identifier: pr2019304006. The temblor was picked up at 12:29:12 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2236 West, latitude 19.0736 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Moca, Quebradillas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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