A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (94 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -65.608° West, latitude 19.7786° North, depth = 130 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:40:14 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 20:40:14 / February 21, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17052006. Id of event: pr17052006. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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