A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 76 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (47 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:27:51 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.3536° West, 19.1426° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 23:27:51 / October 21, 2019 @ 11:27 pm. Event id: pr2019294019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019294019.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 76 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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