A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: pr17056004. Event ids that are associated: pr17056004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 04:42:03 / February 25, 2017 @ 4:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.999 West, latitude 18.9409 North, depth = 28 km. The temblor was reported at 00:42:03 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utuado, Florida, Estancias de Florida. Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 48 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
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