A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Global time and date of event 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 18:50:10 / March 5, 2017 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6804 West, latitude 19.1945 North, depth = 36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17064004. Id of event: pr17064004. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:50:10 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Arecibo, Hatillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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