A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:09:48 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 00:09:48 / December 24, 2019 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019358000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019358000. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2476 West, latitude 19.1775 North, depth = 24 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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