A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (51 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.5431° West, latitude 19.2095° North, depth = 8 km. Event id: pr2019047013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019047013. The temblor was detected at 05:06:32 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 09:06:32 / February 16, 2019 @ 9:06 am UTC/GMT.
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 82 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.
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