A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km S of Emajagua, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:50:52 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 19:50:52 / January 23, 2017 @ 7:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.7419 West, latitude 17.1537 North, depth = 27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17023007. Id of event: pr17023007.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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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