A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 19:24:40 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -67.1703° West, 19.0613° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 23:24:40 / December 4, 2019 @ 11:24 pm. Event id: pr2019338013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019338013.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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