A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 21:08:25 / August 7, 2017 @ 9:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -65.7061° West, 19.0258° North, depth 121 km. Unique identifier: pr2017219014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017219014. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121 km (75 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:08:25 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana Seca, Levittown, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 67 km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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