A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Event id: pr2019285013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019285013. Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -67.1418° West, 19.0476° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:24:04 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 11:24:04 / October 12, 2019 @ 11:24 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Aguada, Moca (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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