A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 30 km, -67.1745° West, 18.931° North. Global time and date of event 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 00:11:56 / October 5, 2019 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). The 3.26-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:56 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019278001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019278001.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mayagüez, Las Marías, Lares (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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