A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (56 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019360015. Id of event: pr2019360015. The temblor was detected at 05:40:54 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 10:40:54 / December 26, 2019 @ 10:40 am. Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -67.631° West, 19.1321° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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