A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 00:58:58 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 04:58:58 / April 9, 2017 @ 4:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17099003. Id of event: pr17099003. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9919 West, latitude 19.173 North, depth = 30 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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