A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (60 miles) on Saturday. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:29:22 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.46 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.4438 West, latitude 19.2229 North, depth = 38.46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 23:29:22 / November 28, 2015 @ 11:29 pm. Unique identifier: us100041yf. Ids that are associated to the event: us100041yf.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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