A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 92 km S of Emajagua, Puerto Rico (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:56:54 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -65.7415° West, 17.1718° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 19:56:54 / January 23, 2017 @ 7:56 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17023008. Id of event: pr17023008.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km S of Emajagua, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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