A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 23:10:42 / December 18, 2019 @ 11:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019352027. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019352027. The temblor was reported at 19:10:42 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 16 km, -67.2646° West, 19.0745° North.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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