A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:41:07 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017189009. Id of event: pr2017189009. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1465 West, latitude 18.8403 North, depth = 8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 11:41:07 / July 8, 2017 @ 11:41 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utuado, Hormigueros, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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