A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (71 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 18:21:07 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 22:21:07 / May 26, 2017 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.471 West, latitude 19.4133 North, depth = 49 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017146009. Id of event: pr2017146009. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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