A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 87 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (54 miles). The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:09 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2361 West, latitude 19.2711 North, depth = 26 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 08:50:09 / December 17, 2019 @ 8:50 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019351074. Id of event: pr2019351074.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 fourty-four, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 87 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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