A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (84 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 05:31:46 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16114004. Id of event: pr16114004. Exact location of event, depth 73 km, -65.3825° West, 19.569° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 09:31:46 / April 23, 2016 @ 9:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 73 km (45 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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