A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 118 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (73 miles). Global time and date of event 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 00:31:51 / October 18, 2015 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr15291001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15291001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:31:51 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 94 km, -65.3485° West, 19.3913° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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