A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:50 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 21:52:50 / December 28, 2019 @ 9:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2043° West, 19.1766° North, depth 24 km. Unique identifier: pr2019362023. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019362023.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 76 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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