A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:08:19 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2551 West, latitude 19.1685 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 04:08:19 / October 2, 2019 @ 4:08 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019275006. Unique identifier: pr2019275006.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 76 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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