A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (50 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 08:13:33 / January 12, 2016 @ 8:13 am. Exact location of event, longitude -65.2705 West, latitude 19.0277 North, depth = 48 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:33 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16012007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16012007.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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