A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (69 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/19 / 2019-05-28 02:36:15 / May 28, 2019 @ 2:36 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019148000. Event ids that are associated: pr2019148000. The temblor was reported at 22:36:15 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.2363 West, latitude 19.4708 North, depth = 31 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 111 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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