A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (65 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 22:35:17 / December 17, 2019 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019351077. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019351077. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.491° West, latitude 19.3616° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:35:17 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 104 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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