A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1726° West, 18.775° North, depth 73 km. The temblor was reported at 04:44:44 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/11/19 / 2019-11-01 08:44:44 / November 1, 2019 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019305002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019305002.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Germán, Estancias de Florida, Puerto Real.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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