A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 109 km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico (68 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 12:03:44 / July 7, 2017 @ 12:03 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017188007. Id of event: pr2017188007. Exact location of event, longitude -65.7985 West, latitude 19.4161 North, depth = 14 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:44 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 109 km NNE of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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