A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 125 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (78 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:08:49 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 32 km, -68.0176° West, 17.1702° North. Global time and date of event 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 04:08:49 / January 15, 2016 @ 4:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32 km (20 miles). Event id: pr16015000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16015000.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 125 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.
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