A minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 149 km (93 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8433° West, 18.1098° North, depth 149 km. The 3.61-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:54:51 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017172001. Id of event: pr2017172001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 07:54:51 / June 21, 2017 @ 7:54 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Germán, Moca, Lajas (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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