A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:03 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6058 West, latitude 19.1686 North, depth = 21 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 21:10:03 / April 17, 2020 @ 9:10 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020108021. Id of event: pr2020108021.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one thousand and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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