A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2863 West, latitude 19.1826 North, depth = 24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019282004. Unique identifier: pr2019282004. Global time and date of event 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 04:21:43 / October 9, 2019 @ 4:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:43 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 78 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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