A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 18:38:02 / October 29, 2019 @ 6:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:38:02 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2021° West, 19.1373° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019302009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019302009.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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