A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 97 km WSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57 km (35 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017197000. Id of event: pr2017197000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9961 West, latitude 17.554 North, depth = 57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 00:41:41 / July 16, 2017 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:41:41 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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