A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17055000. Id of event: pr17055000. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:02:16 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.0747° West, latitude 19.0743° North, depth = 16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 03:02:16 / February 24, 2017 @ 3:02 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo Alto, Canovanas, Pájaros.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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