A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5475 West, latitude 19.0543 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 07:53:49 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 12:53:49 / May 2, 2020 @ 12:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us700098qf. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098qf.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 78 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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