A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (53 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 13:44:07 / April 11, 2017 @ 1:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:44:07 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -65.3414° West, 19.0736° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17101008. Id of event: pr17101008.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 85 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
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