A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 99 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.645° West, 19.2245° North, depth 49 km. The temblor was reported at 01:20:28 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 06:20:28 / December 18, 2019 @ 6:20 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019352006. Id of event: pr2019352006.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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