A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017166004. Id of event: pr2017166004. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:45:14 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.3103° West, 18.4426° North, depth 108 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 09:45:14 / June 15, 2017 @ 9:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108 km (67 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maricao, Isabela, Las Marías (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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