A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.5838° West, 18.2995° North, depth 86 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017237000. Unique identifier: pr2017237000. Global time and date of event 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 02:47:38 / August 25, 2017 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:47:38 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Guánica, Lares (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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