A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (76 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 11:02:56 / September 28, 2016 @ 11:02 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 88 km (55 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:02:56 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr16272008. Event ids that are associated: pr16272008. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.4243 West, latitude 19.4664 North, depth = 88 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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