A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:59 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 00:03:59 / December 9, 2019 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 83 km (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0725° West, 19.2081° North, depth 83 km. Unique identifier: pr2019343001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019343001.
Nearby 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 Isabela. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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