A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 22:53:28 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 54 km, -67.0928° West, 19.1195° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 02:53:28 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:53 am. Unique identifier: pr2019292004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019292004.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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