A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 90 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (56 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:14:10 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.5566 West, latitude 19.1993 North, depth = 41 km. Event id: pr15347007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15347007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/12/15 / 2015-12-13 16:14:10 / December 13, 2015 @ 4:14 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 90 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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