A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 77 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -66.519° West, 19.161° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 11:18:23 / January 25, 2018 @ 11:18 am. Id of earthquake: pr2018025012. Event ids that are associated: pr2018025012. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:18:23 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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