A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 133 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (83 miles). Global time and date of event 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 14:10:27 / January 23, 2016 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:10:27 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.4275° West, 19.568° North, depth 68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68 km (42 miles). Event id: pr16023001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16023001.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 133 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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