A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 92 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:37:51 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 18:37:51 / October 2, 2015 @ 6:37 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.182° West, latitude 19.2973° North, depth = 46 km. Unique identifier: pr15275011. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15275011. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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