A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 126 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (78 miles). Global time and date of event 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 00:27:37 / October 18, 2015 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3247 West, latitude 19.4617 North, depth = 85 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:37 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Unique identifier: pr15291000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15291000.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 126 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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