A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 84 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (52 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16012001. Id of event: pr16012001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 00:14:07 / January 12, 2016 @ 12:14 am. Exact location, longitude -67.654° West, latitude 19.0422° North, depth = 18 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:14:07 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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