A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 104 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019275020. Id of event: pr2019275020. The temblor was picked up at 08:16:17 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -67.2556° West, 19.4228° North. Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 12:16:17 / October 2, 2019 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 104 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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