A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 136 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (85 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 05:41:12 / December 23, 2018 @ 5:41 am. Id of earthquake: pr2018357004. Event ids that are associated: pr2018357004. Exact location, longitude -68.072° West, latitude 17.0763° North, depth = 6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:41:12 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.