A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 110 km SSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019358005. Id of event: pr2019358005. Global time and date of event 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 05:35:04 / December 24, 2019 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:35:04 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6598 West, latitude 17.0863 North, depth = 29 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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