A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -67.1803° West, 18.9935° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019285024. Id of event: pr2019285024. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 21:41:10 / October 12, 2019 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:10 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, San Sebastián, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 56 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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