A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 21:19:09 / October 4, 2019 @ 9:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019277029. Event ids that are associated: pr2019277029. The temblor was detected at 17:19:09 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.2681° West, 19.1075° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Aguadilla, Isabela. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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