A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8543 West, latitude 17.4883 North, depth = 44 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/16 / 2016-12-18 04:23:31 / December 18, 2016 @ 4:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16353000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16353000. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:23:31 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 89 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.
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