A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 106 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17049004. Unique identifier: pr17049004. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -65.9531° West, 19.4169° North. The temblor was picked up at 01:09:04 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 05:09:04 / February 18, 2017 @ 5:09 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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