A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 78 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Global time and date of event 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 00:40:53 / August 31, 2019 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019243001. Id of event: pr2019243001. Exact location of earthquake, -65.3943° West, 19.0105° North, depth 22 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:53 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. 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.
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