A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (76 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 15:48:49 / October 23, 2015 @ 3:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78 km (48 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:49 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15296006. Event ids that are associated: pr15296006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.5335 West, latitude 19.495 North, depth = 78 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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