A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Carrizales in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 03:29:58 / June 30, 2017 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017181003. Unique identifier: pr2017181003. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:29:58 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 114 km, -66.7873° West, 18.518° North.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Cidra, Guaynabo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km N of Carrizales, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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