A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 88 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 01:09:14 / February 17, 2017 @ 1:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr17048000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17048000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.1057 West, latitude 19.2677 North, depth = 26 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:09:14 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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