A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 18:42:43 / April 5, 2017 @ 6:42 pm. Event id: pr17095005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17095005. Exact location of earthquake, -65.4701° West, 19.1693° North, depth 98 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:43 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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