A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 78 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 00:40:53 / August 31, 2019 @ 12:40 am. Exact location, longitude -65.3943° West, latitude 19.0105° North, depth = 22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:53 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019243000. Unique identifier: pr2019243000.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 78 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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