A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (50 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020241008. Event ids that are associated: us7000bem3, pr2020241008. The temblor was detected at 21:16:02 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6803 West, latitude 18.978 North, depth = 3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 21:16:02 / August 28, 2020 @ 9:16 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 81 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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