A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 112 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (70 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 20:17:56 / March 3, 2018 @ 8:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3475 West, latitude 19.488 North, depth = 31 km. Unique identifier: pr2018062008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018062008. The temblor was picked up at 16:17:56 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 112 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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