A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (51 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: pr2019296012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019296012. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:05 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.095 West, latitude 19.2398 North, depth = 11 km. Global time and date of event 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 08:01:05 / October 23, 2019 @ 8:01 am 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 fourty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 82 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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