A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3643 West, latitude 19.2945 North, depth = 54 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:46:43 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 13:46:43 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017239004. Event ids that are associated: pr2017239004.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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