A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 144 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (89 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16120000. Unique identifier: pr16120000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 70 km, -65.3629° West, 19.6534° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 04:25:49 / April 29, 2016 @ 4:25 am. The temblor was detected at 00:25:49 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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