A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 96 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (60 miles). Event id: pr17076003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17076003. The temblor was reported at 00:39:47 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.3746° West, latitude 19.1763° North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 04:39:47 / March 17, 2017 @ 4:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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