A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:08 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 09:42:08 / October 12, 2019 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019285011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019285011. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1558° West, 18.9208° North, depth 94 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Lares, Añasco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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