A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 86 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (53 miles). Event id: pr16104002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16104002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -65.499° West, latitude 19.1364° North, depth = 38 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 12:58:23 / April 13, 2016 @ 12:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:58:23 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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