A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 86 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (53 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:20:01 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018071002. Unique identifier: pr2018071002. Global time and date of event 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 05:20:01 / March 12, 2018 @ 5:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.1033 West, latitude 19.249 North, depth = 39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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