A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 86 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (53 miles). The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:48:42 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.3486 West, latitude 19.2488 North, depth = 23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2018073001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018073001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 01:48:42 / March 14, 2018 @ 1:48 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 86 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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