A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (47 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5035 West, latitude 19.0568 North, depth = 19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 06:46:56 / March 14, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2018073005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018073005. The epicenter was at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:56 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 75 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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