A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017164008. Unique identifier: pr2017164008. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4893 West, latitude 18.0756 North, depth = 62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 18:36:31 / June 13, 2017 @ 6:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:36:31 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (25 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guayanilla, Quebradillas, Lares (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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