A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 88 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64 km, -67.4903° West, 19.2013° North. Event id: pr2019290008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019290008. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:47 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 06:08:47 / October 17, 2019 @ 6:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 88 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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