A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 90 km SSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (56 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.5637 West, latitude 17.2462 North, depth = 28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Event id: pr17014002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17014002. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:44 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 14:48:44 / January 14, 2017 @ 2:48 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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