A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (57 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 11:35:05 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 15:35:05 / October 1, 2019 @ 3:35 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019274038. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019274038. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.3738° West, 19.289° North, depth 45 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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