A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 105 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:44 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.698° West, latitude 19.3682° North, depth = 77 km. Global time and date of event 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 06:50:44 / January 5, 2016 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr16005005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16005005.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 105 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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