A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.142 West, latitude 19.1281 North, depth = 41 km. Unique identifier: pr2019303009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019303009. The temblor was detected at 07:38:20 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 11:38:20 / October 30, 2019 @ 11:38 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days seven hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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