A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 00:59:55 / December 7, 2019 @ 12:59 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:59:55 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019341004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019341004. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1025 West, latitude 18.8995 North, depth = 86 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayagüez, Barceloneta, Las Marías.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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