A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:42:02 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2017114003. Event ids that are associated: pr2017114003. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 12:42:02 / April 24, 2017 @ 12:42 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.2668° West, latitude 19.967° North, depth = 17 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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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