A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 162 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (101 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us1000ejkb. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018157008, us1000ejkb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.1872 West, latitude 16.8692 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:47:24 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/18 / 2018-06-06 09:47:24 / June 6, 2018 @ 9:47 am.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 162 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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