A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2115 West, latitude 19.0856 North, depth = 44 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 07:28:44 / December 27, 2019 @ 7:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019361009. Id of event: pr2019361009. The temblor was reported at 03:28:44 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aguada, Hatillo, Moca. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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