A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:27:24 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017178004. Id of event: pr2017178004. Global time and date of event 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 08:27:24 / June 27, 2017 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.5205° West, 18.9063° North.
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Moca, Rincón. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Every 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 six, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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