A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (52 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019356048. Unique identifier: pr2019356048. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 20:37:08 / December 22, 2019 @ 8:37 pm. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:37:08 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6743 West, latitude 17.3838 North, depth = 22 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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