A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (53 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16248040. Event ids that are associated: pr16248040. Global time and date of event 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 19:46:02 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:46:02 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3237 West, latitude 19.0729 North, depth = 17 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-two 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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