A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0738 West, latitude 19.0048 North, depth = 113 km. The temblor was reported at 03:48:26 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 07:48:26 / October 13, 2019 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019286010. Id of event: pr2019286010.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, San Sebastián, Aguada (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 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), 63 km (39 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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