A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:48:55 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019277005. Unique identifier: pr2019277005. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1938° West, 19.1085° North, depth 9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 02:48:55 / October 4, 2019 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 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 Camuy, Aguadilla, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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