A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event id: pr17024001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17024001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117 km (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 117 km, -67.8507° West, 17.906° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:38:08 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 03:38:08 / January 24, 2017 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Real (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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