A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 101 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (63 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.4329° West, latitude 19.2558° North, depth = 140 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/15 / 2015-07-22 20:54:34 / July 22, 2015 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr15203006. Event ids that are associated: pr15203006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:54:34 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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