A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico (53 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: pr16118008. Event ids that are associated: pr16118008. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6272 West, latitude 19.2366 North, depth = 37 km. Global time and date of event 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 20:18:08 / April 27, 2016 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:18:08 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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