A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019171004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019171004. Exact location, longitude -67.1635° West, latitude 18.823° North, depth = 15 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:32:21 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 07:32:21 / June 20, 2019 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barceloneta, Hormigueros, Maricao (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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