A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (56 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 00:14:00 / October 5, 2019 @ 12:14 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019278000. Id of event: pr2019278000. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:00 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5665 West, latitude 19.1756 North, depth = 70 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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