A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1432° West, 19.1187° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007j0z. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007j0z. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 13:31:53 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:53 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). 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 seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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