A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (50 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 18:40:29 / May 20, 2019 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.2375° West, latitude 19.2006° North, depth = 25 km. The 3.05-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:40:29 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019140007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019140007.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 81 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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