A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 98 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (61 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:12:24 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6965 West, latitude 19.1728 North, depth = 24 km. Global time and date of event 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 03:12:24 / June 9, 2020 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020161005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020161005.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 98 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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