A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 23:14:56 / December 21, 2019 @ 11:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:14:56 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6493 West, latitude 18.891 North, depth = 22 km. Event id: pr2019355032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019355032, us70006pm1.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Isabela, Aguada (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 57 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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