A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -67.224° West, 19.238° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019292013. Unique identifier: pr2019292013. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:20:58 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 21:20:58 / October 19, 2019 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 26 km (16 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 83 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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