A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 106 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (66 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 02:34:07 / December 17, 2019 @ 2:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -67.2231° West, 19.448° North. Unique identifier: pr2019351042. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351042. The temblor was detected at 22:34:07 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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