A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 10:11:41 / April 1, 2017 @ 10:11 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17091005. Id of event: pr17091005. Exact location of event, longitude -67.222 West, latitude 18.9827 North, depth = 6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:11:41 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Añasco, Arecibo, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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