A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 78 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Id of earthquake: pr17104047. Event ids that are associated: pr17104047. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:40:48 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 13:40:48 / April 14, 2017 @ 1:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.6806 West, latitude 19.1217 North, depth = 59 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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