A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 08:07:38 / August 10, 2017 @ 8:07 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017222003. Id of event: pr2017222003. The temblor was picked up at 04:07:38 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.3875° West, latitude 18.9446° North, depth = 8 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Añasco, Camuy. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 58 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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