A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23 km, -66.7951° West, 19.0995° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 18:42:41 / June 16, 2017 @ 6:42 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:42:41 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017167004. Unique identifier: pr2017167004.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Quebradillas. Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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