A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 79 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (49 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.249 West, latitude 19.1991 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 00:50:17 / October 2, 2019 @ 12:50 am. The temblor was detected at 20:50:17 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019275001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019275001.
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 fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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