A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 00:54:59 / February 27, 2017 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:54:59 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.2977° West, 18.8859° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17058000. Id of event: pr17058000.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Mayagüez, Las Marías (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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