A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:10:23 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 19:10:23 / October 15, 2019 @ 7:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.1895° West, 19.0385° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019288014. Id of event: pr2019288014.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Arecibo, Rincón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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