A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 133 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (83 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:19:19 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 01:19:19 / December 9, 2015 @ 1:19 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). Id of earthquake: pr15343002. Event ids that are associated: pr15343002. Exact location of event, depth 94 km, -65.3841° West, 19.5513° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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