A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (81 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -65.413 West, latitude 19.5349 North, depth = 60 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16117005. Unique identifier: pr16117005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 11:26:02 / April 26, 2016 @ 11:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:26:02 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).
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 twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 130 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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