A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 18:05:01 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1736 West, latitude 19.0783 North, depth = 13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 22:05:01 / September 26, 2019 @ 10:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019269048. Id of event: pr2019269048. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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