A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Event id: us70008zpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zpl. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 03:55:15 / April 19, 2020 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1402° West, 19.1316° North, depth 35 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:55:15 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter 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), 82 km (51 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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