A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:46 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c4l3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4l3. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0611 West, latitude 19.1765 North, depth = 31.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.59 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 05:29:46 / October 2, 2020 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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