A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico (52 miles). Event id: pr2019278027. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019278027. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 15:54:20 / October 5, 2019 @ 3:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:54:20 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.1876 West, latitude 19.239 North, depth = 8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 83 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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