A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (84 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -65.8965° West, latitude 19.676° North, depth = 38 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 01:33:26 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:33 am. The temblor was detected at 21:33:26 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017219000. Id of event: pr2017219000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 135 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.