A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 23:32:38 / November 16, 2019 @ 11:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:32:38 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019320013. Id of event: pr2019320013. Exact location, longitude -67.6375° West, latitude 18.7436° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Isabela, Moca. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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