A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 122 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.2938 West, latitude 19.4126 North, depth = 94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 07:50:00 / August 28, 2017 @ 7:50 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:50:00 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017240016. Id of event: pr2017240016.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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