A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 78 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (48 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 12:46:29 / May 16, 2019 @ 12:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019136009. Id of event: pr2019136009. Exact location of event, depth 45 km, -65.4215° West, 19.0211° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:46:29 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 78 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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