A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:32:05 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 11:32:05 / September 17, 2015 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.1009° West, 19.0937° North, depth 31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15260004. Id of event: pr15260004.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Barbara, Toa Alta, Vega Alta (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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