A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km NNE of Suarez, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -65.6946° West, 19.1821° North, depth 16 km. Event id: pr17069002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17069002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 08:39:17 / March 10, 2017 @ 8:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:39:17 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km NNE of Suarez, Puerto Rico.
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