A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 172 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (107 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.4144° West, 19.9326° North, depth 115 km. Event id: pr17047007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17047007. The temblor was detected at 13:41:38 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 17:41:38 / February 16, 2017 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115 km (71 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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