A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.283° West, 19.0978° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 20:08:16 / October 31, 2019 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019304007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019304007. The temblor was reported at 16:08:16 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Quebradillas, Aguadilla. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 69 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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