A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (49 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1226 West, latitude 19.2086 North, depth = 27 km. Unique identifier: pr2017143007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017143007. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:53 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 06:16:53 / May 23, 2017 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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