A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 13:51:41 / October 27, 2019 @ 1:51 pm. Exact location, longitude -67.2788° West, latitude 19.0396° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:51:41 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019300021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019300021.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Rincón, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-nine 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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