A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Puerto Rico region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.4055 West, latitude 19.3063 North, depth = 72 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:25:28 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017239013. Unique identifier: pr2017239013. Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 16:25:28 / August 27, 2017 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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