A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 89 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 06:23:51 / December 30, 2020 @ 6:23 am. Exact location, longitude -67.6918° West, latitude 19.0696° North, depth = 26 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:51 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020365009. Event ids that are associated: pr2020365009.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 89 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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