A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:22 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1461 West, latitude 19.0993 North, depth = 43 km. Event id: pr2019287005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019287005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 05:07:22 / October 14, 2019 @ 5:07 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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