A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (53 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: pr16249001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16249001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 01:12:59 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3298 West, latitude 19.0715 North, depth = 7 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:12:59 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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