A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.3525° West, latitude 19.2993° North, depth = 27 km. The temblor was reported at 09:23:03 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 13:23:03 / October 30, 2019 @ 1:23 pm. Unique identifier: pr2019303015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019303015.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 93 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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