A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 80 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.26° West, 19.204° North, depth 36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019282017. Id of event: pr2019282017. The temblor was reported at 19:32:20 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 23:32:20 / October 9, 2019 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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