A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 90 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (56 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 22:37:37 / April 20, 2017 @ 10:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3322 West, latitude 19.1184 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:37:37 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr17110009. Event ids that are associated: pr17110009.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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