A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr2019276020. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019276020. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:15:58 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 17:15:58 / October 3, 2019 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.2535° West, 19.0783° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas. Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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