A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 133 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (83 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.1165 West, latitude 19.673 North, depth = 31 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 15:37:08 / October 24, 2015 @ 3:37 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15297012. Unique identifier: pr15297012. The temblor was detected at 11:37:08 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 133 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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