A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019286001. Unique identifier: pr2019286001. Exact location, longitude -67.1055° West, latitude 18.8836° North, depth = 104 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:29:05 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 01:29:05 / October 13, 2019 @ 1:29 am.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maricao, Barceloneta, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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