A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 91 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.249 West, latitude 19.127 North, depth = 33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: pt18065001. Event ids that are associated: pt18065001. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:31 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 17:54:31 / March 6, 2018 @ 5:54 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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