A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 08:10:58 / December 17, 2019 @ 8:10 am. Exact location, longitude -67.3878° West, latitude 19.0511° North, depth = 67 km. The temblor was detected at 04:10:58 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351058. Id of event: pr2019351058. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Aguada, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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