A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:55 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17056012. Event ids that are associated: pr17056012. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 05:04:55 / February 25, 2017 @ 5:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9797 West, latitude 18.9489 North, depth = 11 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Las Marías (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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