A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017183015. Id of event: pr2017183015. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:17:10 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.3875 West, latitude 19.1491 North, depth = 27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 15:17:10 / July 2, 2017 @ 3:17 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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