A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Playa in Puerto Rico. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:51:20 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2017222001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017222001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 02:51:20 / August 10, 2017 @ 2:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.188 West, latitude 18.264 North, depth = 127 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127 km (79 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciales, Juana Díaz, Manatí. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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