A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 130 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (81 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 00:00:00 / October 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019275000. Unique identifier: pr2019275000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.352 West, latitude 19.516 North, depth = 12 km. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:00:00 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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