A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019287023. Id of event: pr2019287023. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 22:56:49 / October 14, 2019 @ 10:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1618 West, latitude 19.0365 North, depth = 110 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 110 km (68 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:56:49 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Arecibo, Rincón. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 60 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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