A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 89 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:33:04 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3065° West, 19.1154° North, depth 44 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16249002. Id of event: pr16249002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 01:33:04 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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