A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 87 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (54 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.6308° West, latitude 19.0936° North, depth = 10 km. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:58:21 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 06:58:21 / December 18, 2019 @ 6:58 am. Event id: pr2019352007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019352007. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirty-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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 87 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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