A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 15:09:39 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 19:09:39 / September 11, 2016 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3472 West, latitude 19.0645 North, depth = 18 km. Id of earthquake: pr16255012. Event ids that are associated: pr16255012.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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