A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (49 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.06 West, latitude 19.3094 North, depth = 29 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 22:34:55 / March 30, 2017 @ 10:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: pr17089010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17089010, us10008ddz. The temblor was detected at 18:34:55 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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