A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017214000. Id of event: pr2017214000. The temblor was picked up at 00:05:22 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.0875° West, latitude 18.934° North, depth = 22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 04:05:22 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:05 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fajardo, Estancias de Florida, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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