A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 87 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (54 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:48:56 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2986 West, latitude 19.2621 North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 23:48:56 / October 29, 2019 @ 11:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019302012. Id of event: pr2019302012.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 87 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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