A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 98 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (61 miles). Event id: us10006kjk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kjk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3613 West, latitude 19.1938 North, depth = 33.88 km. Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 01:21:07 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.88 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:07 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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