A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 85 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (53 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:29:06 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019360006. Id of event: pr2019360006. Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 06:29:06 / December 26, 2019 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6855 West, latitude 19.0261 North, depth = 26 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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