A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (70 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 22:31:37 / April 12, 2017 @ 10:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:37 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17102003. Event ids that are associated: pr17102003. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.7699 West, latitude 19.4435 North, depth = 46 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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