A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.3811° West, 19.1958° North, depth 23 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020046039. Unique identifier: pr2020046039. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:41:41 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 21:41:41 / February 15, 2020 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 83 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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