A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 128 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.472 West, latitude 19.5375 North, depth = 70 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16033000. Id of event: pr16033000. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 03:21:27 / February 2, 2016 @ 3:21 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:21:27 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 128 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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