A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 30 km, -67.1718° West, 19.1441° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019276022. Unique identifier: pr2019276022. The temblor was reported at 15:21:28 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 19:21:28 / October 3, 2019 @ 7:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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