A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (64 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 03:13:41 / April 23, 2016 @ 3:13 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:41 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101 km (63 miles). Unique identifier: pr16114001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16114001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3247 West, latitude 19.4022 North, depth = 101 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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