A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 13:02:34 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019136014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019136014. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.3113 West, latitude 19.0088 North, depth = 41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 17:02:34 / May 16, 2019 @ 5:02 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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