A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.0295° West, latitude 19.1263° North, depth = 25 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 15:54:03 / January 27, 2017 @ 3:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17027007. Id of event: pr17027007. The temblor was reported at 11:54:03 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Baja, Sabana Seca, Loíza. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sabana Seca (c. 6 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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