A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (53 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr16354000. Event ids that are associated: pr16354000. Exact location of event, longitude -65.3178 West, latitude 19.0718 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/16 / 2016-12-19 00:33:56 / December 19, 2016 @ 12:33 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:56 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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