A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (71 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -65.7086° West, latitude 19.4533° North, depth = 35 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:25 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17107039. Id of event: pr17107039. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 19:56:25 / April 17, 2017 @ 7:56 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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