A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -67.1193° West, latitude 18.998° North, depth = 7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:09:48 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 08:09:48 / October 12, 2019 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019285007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019285007.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Rincón, Arecibo. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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