A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2741° West, 18.9236° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 23:48:03 / November 18, 2019 @ 11:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019322008. Id of event: pr2019322008. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:48:03 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, San Sebastián, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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