A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (57 miles). Global time and date of event 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 10:49:47 / December 8, 2019 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -67.3473° West, 19.2801° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019342012. Unique identifier: pr2019342012. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:47 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 91 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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