A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ceiba in Puerto Rico. Exact location, longitude -66.3373° West, latitude 18.4341° North, depth = 106 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 106 km (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017112009. Id of event: pr2017112009. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:54:01 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 11:54:01 / April 22, 2017 @ 11:54 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guánica, Sabana Grande, Ceiba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 1 km SE of Ceiba, Puerto Rico.
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