A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 91 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (57 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:36:59 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.222 West, latitude 19.2845 North, depth = 26 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018077005. Unique identifier: pr2018077005. Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 21:36:59 / March 18, 2018 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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