A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.94 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (89 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 03:40:44 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020119007. Event ids that are associated: pr2020119007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82 km (51 miles). Global time and date of event 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 07:40:44 / April 28, 2020 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 82 km, -65.2938° West, 19.6148° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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