A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2238 West, latitude 19.1731 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:57:23 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019285022. Event ids that are associated: pr2019285022. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 20:57:23 / October 12, 2019 @ 8:57 pm.
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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