A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (54 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3375 West, latitude 19.09 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: pr16248038. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16248038. The temblor was detected at 15:44:45 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 19:44:45 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 87 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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