A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (75 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr16020000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16020000. Global time and date of event 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 00:12:19 / January 20, 2016 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.4309 West, latitude 19.4526 North, depth = 110 km. The temblor was reported at 20:12:19 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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