A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Barahona in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2017154000. Event ids that are associated: pr2017154000. The temblor was picked up at 23:42:12 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 03:42:12 / June 3, 2017 @ 3:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.4386 West, latitude 18.3756 North, depth = 58 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabo Rojo, Aguada, Hormigueros (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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