A minor earthquake magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (88 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 20:42:36 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020121000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020121000. Exact location, longitude -65.373° West, latitude 19.626° North, depth = 55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 00:42:36 / April 30, 2020 @ 12:42 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, 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 nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 141 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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