A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.0248 West, latitude 19.1315 North, depth = 36 km. Event id: pr17027005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17027005. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:35:12 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 11:35:12 / January 27, 2017 @ 11:35 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Cataño, San Juan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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