A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr17045000. Event ids that are associated: pr17045000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 01:38:11 / February 14, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55 km (34 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:11 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2143 West, latitude 18.8064 North, depth = 55 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabo Rojo, Hormigueros, Maricao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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