A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 41 km, -67.2906° West, 19.0828° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:32:05 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 05:32:05 / December 17, 2019 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019351030. Event ids that are associated: pr2019351030.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Quebradillas, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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