A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 15:12:12 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1931 West, latitude 19.1323 North, depth = 29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019286018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019286018. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 19:12:12 / October 13, 2019 @ 7:12 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 71 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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