A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2019274044. Event ids that are associated: pr2019274044. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:19 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 84 km, -67.1296° West, 19.0438° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 20:17:19 / October 1, 2019 @ 8:17 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Aguada, Moca.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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