A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 98 km (61 miles). Id of earthquake: pr15332007. Event ids that are associated: us100041yf, pr15332007. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:29:21 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.2942° West, 19.0543° North, depth 98 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 23:29:21 / November 28, 2015 @ 11:29 pm.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 97 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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