A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 85 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3471° West, 19.229° North, depth 50 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:54:43 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 21:54:43 / October 17, 2019 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019290020. Id of event: pr2019290020.
Every 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 seventy-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 85 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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