A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (82 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.437° West, 19.5568° North, depth 85 km. Global time and date of event 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 11:22:21 / June 28, 2019 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:22:21 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019179001. Id of event: pr2019179001.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 132 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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