A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 22:02:40 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 02:02:40 / December 17, 2019 @ 2:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1665° West, 18.9878° North, depth 62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019351027. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351027.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Arecibo, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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