A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 145 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (90 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.615 West, latitude 19.7206 North, depth = 25 km. Global time and date of event 07/12/15 / 2015-12-07 08:49:38 / December 7, 2015 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr15341003. Unique identifier: pr15341003. The temblor was detected at 04:49:38 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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