A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 00:47:53 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17064000. Id of event: pr17064000. Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -66.2275° West, 18.8819° North. Global time and date of event 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 04:47:53 / March 5, 2017 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jayuya, Aibonito, San Lorenzo.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km NNW of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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