A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (67 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: pr2017180001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017180001. The temblor was reported at 22:07:39 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 02:07:39 / June 29, 2017 @ 2:07 am. Exact location, longitude -65.5358° West, latitude 19.3645° North, depth = 60 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 108 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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