A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 157 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (98 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017219001. Id of event: pr2017219001. The temblor was detected at 21:39:40 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.0675 West, latitude 19.888 North, depth = 71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 01:39:40 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:39 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 157 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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