A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 21:48:02 / April 7, 2019 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5923 West, latitude 18.7295 North, depth = 108 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019097010. Id of event: pr2019097010. The epicenter was at a depth of 108 km (67 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:48:02 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Mayagüez, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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