A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.93 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (38 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:20:05 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019350019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19350002, us60006se9, pr2019350019. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 22:20:05 / December 16, 2019 @ 10:20 pm. Exact location, longitude -67.7736° West, latitude 19.1115° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 61 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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