A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 09:25:36 / October 30, 2019 @ 9:25 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:36 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.1911 West, latitude 19.0843 North, depth = 7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019303005. Id of event: pr2019303005.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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