A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr2019344001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019344001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2005 West, latitude 18.8416 North, depth = 16 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:09:28 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 00:09:28 / December 10, 2019 @ 12:09 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hormigueros, Maricao, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 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 five, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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