A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (78 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -65.3106° West, latitude 19.4466° North, depth = 17 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 09:24:09 / March 6, 2018 @ 9:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018065005. Unique identifier: pr2018065005. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:24:09 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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