A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Puerto Real in Puerto Rico. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:38:41 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.6 km (21 miles). Global time and date of event 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 16:38:41 / June 22, 2017 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 33.6 km, -67.218° West, 18.055° North. Id of earthquake: pt17173001. Event ids that are associated: pt17173001.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Santa Isabel, Ciales. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SW of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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