A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 04:59:15 / April 19, 2020 @ 4:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.1382° West, 19.1295° North, depth 35 km. Event id: us70008zr5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zr5. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:59:15 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Camuy, Aguadilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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