A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 90 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (56 miles). Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 10:31:34 / December 23, 2019 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019357026. Id of event: pr2019357026. Exact location of event, depth 62 km, -67.1115° West, 19.316° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:31:34 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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