A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 07:29:20 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019275015. Event ids that are associated: pr2019275015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.0855° West, latitude 19.0818° North, depth = 19 km. Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 11:29:20 / October 2, 2019 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Moca, Aguadilla (min 5000 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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