A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 116 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (72 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:48:20 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 00:48:20 / March 16, 2018 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018075000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018075000. Exact location of earthquake, -66.0411° West, 19.5131° North, depth 48 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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