A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019320011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019320011. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 18:07:28 / November 16, 2019 @ 6:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:07:28 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -67.002° West, 19.173° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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