A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:46 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 02:41:46 / January 1, 2020 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020001067. Unique identifier: pr2020001067. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.259° West, 19.0941° North.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Aguadilla, Isabela. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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