A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 93 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (58 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:38:15 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 14:38:15 / December 16, 2019 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2019350008. Event ids that are associated: pr2019350008. Exact location of event, longitude -67.3001 West, latitude 19.3155 North, depth = 52 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-two 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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