A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (60 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 21:48:00 / December 20, 2019 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:48:00 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6433 West, latitude 19.1935 North, depth = 23 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019354025. Event ids that are associated: pr2019354025. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23 km (14 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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