A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.1923° West, 19.0851° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 05:23:13 / October 4, 2019 @ 5:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:23:13 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019277009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019277009. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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