A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -65.4713° West, latitude 19.4596° North, depth = 74 km. Unique identifier: pr2020125023. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020125023. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 07:30:28 / May 4, 2020 @ 7:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:30:28 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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