A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (49 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3363 West, latitude 19.0221 North, depth = 11 km. The temblor was reported at 15:28:00 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 19:28:00 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: pr16248036. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16248036.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Questions or comments?
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. 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: 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.