A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 84 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.5866 West, latitude 19.1494 North, depth = 54 km. Event id: pr17104040. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17104040. The epicenter was at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:33:44 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 12:33:44 / April 14, 2017 @ 12:33 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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