A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Friday. Event id: pr15296005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15296005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:59:10 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.5235 West, latitude 19.1301 North, depth = 29 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 07:59:10 / October 23, 2015 @ 7:59 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 84 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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