A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019336004. Id of event: pr2019336004. Global time and date of event 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 10:46:33 / December 2, 2019 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:46:33 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2153 West, latitude 18.9268 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lares, Las Marías, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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