A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:11:22 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019335013. Unique identifier: pr2019335013. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 15:11:22 / December 1, 2019 @ 3:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 30 km, -67.2666° West, 19.1136° North.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Isabela.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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