A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 139 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (86 miles). Unique identifier: pr16256001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16256001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 01:06:33 / September 12, 2016 @ 1:06 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -65.2901° West, 19.5729° North. The temblor was reported at 21:06:33 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three 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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