A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr17027003. Event ids that are associated: pr17027003. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -66.0428° West, 19.1235° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 10:10:03 / January 27, 2017 @ 10:10 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:10:03 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Toa Baja, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 6 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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