A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (57 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019279010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019279010. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:11 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.331 West, latitude 19.2978 North, depth = 24 km. Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 09:51:11 / October 6, 2019 @ 9:51 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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