A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 78 km WSW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (48 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9128 West, latitude 17.8276 North, depth = 129 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018031001. Id of event: pr2018031001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 01:18:41 / January 31, 2018 @ 1:18 am. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:18:41 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129 km (80 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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