A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 09:00:34 / October 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am. The temblor was detected at 05:00:34 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019274028. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019274028. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3421 West, latitude 19.0961 North, depth = 7 km.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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