A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2639 West, latitude 18.936 North, depth = 53 km. Event id: pr17053009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17053009. Global time and date of event 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 15:43:17 / February 22, 2017 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:43:17 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Marías, Arecibo, Añasco. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 52 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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