A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:35:21 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351078. Id of event: pr2019351078. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 23:35:21 / December 17, 2019 @ 11:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.273 West, latitude 19.1168 North, depth = 23 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). 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 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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