A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 133 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (83 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/12/18 / 2018-12-28 19:21:20 / December 28, 2018 @ 7:21 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018362016. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018362016. Exact location of earthquake, -65.3945° West, 19.5571° North, depth 75 km. The temblor was reported at 15:21:20 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 133 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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