A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (62 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2017188003. Event ids that are associated: pr2017188003. Exact location, longitude -67.5205° West, latitude 19.2955° North, depth = 24 km. The temblor was reported at 03:51:05 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 08:51:05 / July 7, 2017 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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