A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 111 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (69 miles). Unique identifier: pr17060001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17060001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0935 West, latitude 19.5065 North, depth = 34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 08:14:43 / March 1, 2017 @ 8:14 am. The temblor was detected at 04:14:43 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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