A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 84 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.651 West, latitude 19.1675 North, depth = 103 km. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:16:35 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2017188018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017188018. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 22:16:35 / July 7, 2017 @ 10:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 84 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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