A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 04:47:20 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 08:47:20 / October 11, 2019 @ 8:47 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019284005. Id of event: pr2019284005. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -67.202° West, 19.1005° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 nine, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 68 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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