A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (57 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018196007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018196007. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.6626° West, latitude 19.1201° North, depth = 33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 18:43:38 / July 15, 2018 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:43:38 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 91 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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