A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 52 km, -65.873° West, 18.882° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17086002. Unique identifier: pr17086002. The temblor was detected at 13:34:06 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 17:34:06 / March 27, 2017 @ 5:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Piedras, San Lorenzo, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km N of Loiza, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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