A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 103 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (64 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 76 km (47 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.7133° West, latitude 19.354° North, depth = 76 km. Event id: pr15284002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15284002. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 02:43:35 / October 11, 2015 @ 2:43 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:43:35 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 103 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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