A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 79 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (49 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:13:38 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 10:13:38 / December 26, 2019 @ 10:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3488° West, 19.1706° North, depth 40 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019360012. Event ids that are associated: pr2019360012.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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