A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 17:19:19 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019340015. Unique identifier: pr2019340015. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 21:19:19 / December 6, 2019 @ 9:19 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.289° West, latitude 19.0573° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Moca, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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