A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 118 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 18:41:41 / April 20, 2017 @ 6:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17110007. Unique identifier: pr17110007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.0746° West, latitude 17.3283° North, depth = 87 km. The temblor was reported at 13:41:41 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 118 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico.
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