A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.434 West, latitude 19.1118 North, depth = 62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 02:35:04 / March 20, 2019 @ 2:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019079002. Unique identifier: pr2019079002. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:35:04 / 10:35 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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