A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017153007. Id of event: pr2017153007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 16:00:56 / June 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.6636° West, latitude 18.9255° North, depth = 22 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:00:56 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cataño, San Juan, Pájaros (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 50 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
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