A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (53 miles). The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:48:42 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 10:48:42 / December 23, 2019 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019357016. Id of event: pr2019357016. Exact location, longitude -67.2446° West, latitude 19.2501° North, depth = 8 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 85 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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