A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 79 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (49 miles). Exact location of event, depth 41 km, -67.6455° West, 18.9888° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16244006. Id of event: pr16244006. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:39:33 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/16 / 2016-08-31 23:39:33 / August 31, 2016 @ 11:39 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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