A minor earthquake magnitude 3.97 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (56 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:18:02 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.4361° West, latitude 19.2411° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 18:18:02 / October 8, 2019 @ 6:18 pm. Unique identifier: pr2019281023. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19281000, pr2019281023.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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