A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (84 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.3138° West, 19.5481° North, depth 79 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018258007. Id of event: pr2018258007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 06:15:34 / September 15, 2018 @ 6:15 am. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:34 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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