A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (60 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 13:46:00 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.3542° West, 19.3276° North. Id of earthquake: us700099eb. Event ids that are associated: us700099eb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 17:46:00 / May 3, 2020 @ 5:46 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 thirty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 96 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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