A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr17100001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17100001. The temblor was reported at 21:22:52 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8755 West, latitude 18.617 North, depth = 78 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 01:22:52 / April 10, 2017 @ 1:22 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78 km (48 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Barranquitas, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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