A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. The 3.76-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:50:51 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.8° West, latitude 19.011° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: pr2019350018. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19350001, pr2019350018, us60006sd9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 21:50:51 / December 16, 2019 @ 9:50 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 80 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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