A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 02:26:14 / December 26, 2019 @ 2:26 am. The temblor was detected at 22:26:14 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019360002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019360002. Exact location, longitude -67.167° West, latitude 19.0333° North, depth = 7 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Moca, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 60 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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