A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019287020. Unique identifier: pr2019287020. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2381 West, latitude 19.1738 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:36:20 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 22:36:20 / October 14, 2019 @ 10:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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