A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:55 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019278030. Unique identifier: pr2019278030. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 18:29:55 / October 5, 2019 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -67.1796° West, 18.9908° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Arecibo, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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