A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 80 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (50 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.5037° West, latitude 19.1912° North, depth = 44 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 01:38:27 / April 17, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:38:27 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17107004. Id of event: pr17107004.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 80 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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