A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico (60 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: pr2017188001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017188001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -65.6726° West, 19.2835° North, depth 98 km. The temblor was detected at 00:54:52 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 04:54:52 / July 7, 2017 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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