A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 124 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (77 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -66.3679° West, 19.5881° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 00:04:00 / March 3, 2017 @ 12:04 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17062000. Id of event: pr17062000. The temblor was picked up at 20:04:00 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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