A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (77 miles) on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:43:18 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16092004. Unique identifier: pr16092004. Exact location of event, longitude -65.9677 West, latitude 19.5862 North, depth = 38 km. Global time and date of event 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 14:43:18 / April 1, 2016 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 124 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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