A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.224 West, latitude 19.1539 North, depth = 40 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:33:50 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr16037005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16037005. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 09:33:50 / February 6, 2016 @ 9:33 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 94 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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