A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -67.196° West, 19.057° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 08:54:54 / April 1, 2019 @ 8:54 am. Event id: pr2019091006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019091006. The temblor was picked up at 04:54:54 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Aguada, Hatillo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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