A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019300026. Id of event: pr2019300026. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:59:13 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 19:59:13 / October 27, 2019 @ 7:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2721 West, latitude 19.0841 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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