A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019283013. Id of event: pr2019283013. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:58:35 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.0721° West, latitude 19.1375° North, depth = 82 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 17:58:35 / October 10, 2019 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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 N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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