A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (49 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017240004. Unique identifier: pr2017240004. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:44:10 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.2408 West, latitude 19.0211 North, depth = 27 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 05:44:10 / August 28, 2017 @ 5:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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