A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 147 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (91 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 04:18:18 / May 16, 2019 @ 4:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:18 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003lza, pr2019136001. Id of event: pr2019136001. Exact location of event, longitude -65.147 West, latitude 19.8968 North, depth = 40 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 147 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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