A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico (55 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.2498° West, 19.2833° North, depth 9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:30:27 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr20193520109. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr20193520109. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 14:30:27 / December 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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