A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (54 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 41 km, -65.312° West, 19.0898° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 06:03:54 / April 25, 2017 @ 6:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:03:54 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017115002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017115002.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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