A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 79 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (49 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2638 West, latitude 19.1911 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:49 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 11:41:49 / October 8, 2019 @ 11:41 am. Id of earthquake: pr2019281017. Event ids that are associated: pr2019281017. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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