A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) was reported Puerto Rico region (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 15:53:11 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 15:53:11 / April 17, 2020 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020108015. Id of event: pr2020108015. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7263 West, latitude 19.0583 North, depth = 12 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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