A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico (51 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5576° West, 19.2031° North, depth 35 km. Event id: pr2017112003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017112003. The temblor was reported at 01:16:41 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 05:16:41 / April 22, 2017 @ 5:16 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km NNE of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
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