A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2378 West, latitude 19.0641 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019345001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019345001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 02:11:13 / December 11, 2019 @ 2:11 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:11:13 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguada. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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-three, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 64 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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