A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Catano in Puerto Rico. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:08 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 124 km, -66.0738° West, 18.4165° North. Id of earthquake: pr2017190003. Event ids that are associated: pr2017190003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 06:57:08 / July 9, 2017 @ 6:57 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124 km (77 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Adjuntas, Adjuntas, Isabel Segunda. Earthquake epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven 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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