A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 87 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (54 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:29:23 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017146006. Event ids that are associated: pr2017146006. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2935 West, latitude 19.2563 North, depth = 69 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 14:29:23 / May 26, 2017 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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