A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (61 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -65.4035 West, latitude 19.215 North, depth = 37 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 10:59:28 / February 22, 2017 @ 10:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17053007. Unique identifier: pr17053007. The temblor was reported at 06:59:28 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 98 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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