A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 77 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 06:00:27 / January 2, 2016 @ 6:00 am. The temblor was reported at 02:00:27 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16002002. Id of event: pr16002002. Exact location, longitude -66.4038° West, latitude 19.1686° North, depth = 25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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