A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (65 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:08:43 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 05:08:43 / May 21, 2020 @ 5:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6869° West, 19.2683° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70009m9w. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009m9w.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 105 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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