A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 133 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (83 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -65.99 West, latitude 19.6653 North, depth = 34 km. Event id: pr15297010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15297010. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 19:14:19 / October 24, 2015 @ 7:14 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:14:19 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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