A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 21:18:01 / December 16, 2019 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:01 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 22 km, -67.3315° West, 19.2696° North. Event id: pr2019350026. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019350026.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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