A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 105 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (65 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -65.3046° West, latitude 19.2525° North, depth = 25 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:01:39 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 21:01:39 / April 9, 2017 @ 9:01 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17099014. Unique identifier: pr17099014.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 105 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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