A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1401 West, latitude 19.045 North, depth = 6 km. The temblor was detected at 17:03:58 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 21:03:58 / December 2, 2019 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019336009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019336009.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Aguada, Moca. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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