A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 01:50:21 / December 22, 2015 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:21 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: pr15356000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15356000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.235 West, latitude 19.0702 North, depth = 13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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