A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (57 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 10:06:22 / September 19, 2017 @ 10:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:06:22 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7015 West, latitude 19.0933 North, depth = 25 km. Id of earthquake: pr2017262002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017262002.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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