A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 113 km SSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:57:54 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.753° West, latitude 17.1035° North, depth = 55 km. Global time and date of event 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 22:57:54 / January 10, 2019 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019010009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019010009.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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.
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