A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mayaguez in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017158004. Unique identifier: pr2017158004. Exact location of event, depth 105 km, -67.1713° West, 18.225° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 09:04:31 / June 7, 2017 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:04:31 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciales, Manatí, Juana Díaz (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NW of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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