A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:46 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 13:48:46 / October 27, 2019 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019300015. Event ids that are associated: pt19300001, us600063la, pr2019300015. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3155 West, latitude 19.1298 North, depth = 27 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Rincón, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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