A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (70 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 05:33:21 / September 2, 2016 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.7011 West, latitude 19.4426 North, depth = 66 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16246002. Id of event: pr16246002. The temblor was detected at 01:33:21 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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