A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (49 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:08:21 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3395° West, 19.0209° North, depth 53 km. Event id: pr16294010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16294010. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 20:08:21 / October 20, 2016 @ 8:08 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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