A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019292007. Unique identifier: pr2019292007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113 km (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9643 West, latitude 19.0843 North, depth = 113 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:59:13 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 08:59:13 / October 19, 2019 @ 8:59 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Aguadilla, Arecibo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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