A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 84 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3525° West, 19.0692° North, depth 49 km. Id of earthquake: pr16266003. Event ids that are associated: pr16266003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 11:06:06 / September 22, 2016 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:06:06 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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