A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2019349015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019349015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 21:01:52 / December 15, 2019 @ 9:01 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:01:52 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.124° West, 19.148° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Isabela.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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