A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 03:13:10 / December 22, 2019 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019356013. Unique identifier: pr2019356013. The temblor was reported at 23:13:10 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.2776° West, 19.1103° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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