A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 79 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (49 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 06:37:50 / December 10, 2015 @ 6:37 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15344006. Unique identifier: pr15344006. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5286° West, 19.1823° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was reported at 02:37:50 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.
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