A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 80 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (50 miles). The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:45:57 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2955° West, 19.1943° North, depth 45 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 02:45:57 / December 15, 2019 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019349001. Unique identifier: pr2019349001.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 80 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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