A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1173° West, 19.1383° North, depth 23 km. Global time and date of event 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 18:47:32 / December 20, 2019 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:47:32 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019354022. Event ids that are associated: pr2019354022. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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