A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:19:26 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 19:19:26 / December 5, 2019 @ 7:19 pm. Exact location, longitude -67.1455° West, latitude 18.9693° North, depth = 42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Event id: pr2019339007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019339007.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, San Sebastián, Arecibo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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