A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (60 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:42:03 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 03:42:03 / March 21, 2017 @ 3:42 am. Unique identifier: pr17080001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17080001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3977 West, latitude 19.1868 North, depth = 34 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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