A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 78 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (48 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:13:05 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63 km (39 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.6928° West, latitude 19.1222° North, depth = 63 km. Event id: pr17104046. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17104046. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 13:13:05 / April 14, 2017 @ 1:13 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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