A minor earthquake magnitude 3.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 10:43:04 / December 23, 2019 @ 10:43 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:43:04 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2151 West, latitude 19.228 North, depth = 40 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019357015. Unique identifier: pr2019357015.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Quebradillas, Isabela.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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