A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019281021. Event ids that are associated: pr2019281021. The temblor was picked up at 08:55:27 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3561 West, latitude 19.2628 North, depth = 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 12:55:27 / October 8, 2019 @ 12:55 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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