A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (89 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -65.3158° West, latitude 19.6553° North, depth = 75 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019067004, us1000jc8x. Unique identifier: pr2019067004. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 04:16:12 / March 8, 2019 @ 4:16 am UTC/GMT. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:16:12 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-seven 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 143 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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