A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 05:33:56 / October 23, 2019 @ 5:33 am. Exact location, longitude -66.9771° West, latitude 19.1505° North, depth = 55 km. Unique identifier: pr2019296009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019296009. The temblor was reported at 01:33:56 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55 km (34 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas. Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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