A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019284011. Id of event: pr2019284011. Global time and date of event 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 20:44:34 / October 11, 2019 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1028° West, 19.1253° North, depth 33 km. The temblor was detected at 16:44:34 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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