A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 06:03:04 / June 3, 2017 @ 6:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017154005. Event ids that are associated: pr2017154005. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.154° West, 19.1141° North. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:03:04 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Baja, Candelaria Arenas, Campanilla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 71 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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