A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017198008. Id of event: pr2017198008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 05:27:22 / July 17, 2017 @ 5:27 am. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, -66.8166° West, 19.107° North. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:27:22 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Quebradillas, Arecibo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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