A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 89 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.4294° West, latitude 19.1362° North, depth = 39 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:28:23 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15303024. Id of event: pr15303024. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 03:28:23 / October 30, 2015 @ 3:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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: 89 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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