A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:21:35 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124 km (77 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 23:21:35 / November 16, 2019 @ 11:21 pm. Unique identifier: pr2019320014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019320014. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6668° West, 18.6265° North, depth 124 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Real, Quebradillas, Hormigueros (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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