A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location, longitude -67.2695° West, latitude 19.1421° North, depth = 97 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019278005. Event ids that are associated: pr2019278005. The epicenter was at a depth of 97 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 00:04:31 / October 5, 2019 @ 12:04 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:04:31 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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