A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:09 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 07:20:09 / July 8, 2017 @ 7:20 am. Unique identifier: pr2017189007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017189007. Exact location of earthquake, -65.3365° West, 19.0251° North, depth 9 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luquillo, Culebra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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