A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 49 km, -66.8316° West, 19.0553° North. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:45:18 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017116004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017116004. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 05:45:18 / April 26, 2017 @ 5:45 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Aguadilla, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 62 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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