A minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Jauca in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 7 km, -66.3368° West, 17.9461° North. Id of earthquake: pr2019298000. Event ids that are associated: pt19298050, us600062rb, pr2019298000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 00:30:29 / October 25, 2019 @ 12:30 am. The 3.79-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:29 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Hormigueros, Fajardo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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