A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 03:16:40 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019286009. Unique identifier: pr2019286009. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83 km (52 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 07:16:40 / October 13, 2019 @ 7:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1965 West, latitude 19.0851 North, depth = 83 km.
Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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