A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (50 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.41 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.5397 West, latitude 19.0985 North, depth = 8.41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 23:00:56 / March 27, 2020 @ 11:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008hlc. Id of event: us70008hlc. The temblor was detected at 18:00:56 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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