A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (45 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 03:04:38 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7255° West, 17.5611° North, depth 53 km. Event id: pr2018274008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018274008. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/18 / 2018-10-01 08:04:38 / October 1, 2018 @ 8:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53 km (33 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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