A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (57 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.3563° West, 19.2926° North, depth 42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17101006. Id of event: pr17101006. Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 07:23:58 / April 11, 2017 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:23:58 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 91 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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