A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (60 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 01:47:45 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.9488 West, latitude 19.3215 North, depth = 97 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 97 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 05:47:45 / March 12, 2018 @ 5:47 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2018071003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018071003.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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