A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 113 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.474° West, 19.455° North, depth 29 km. Unique identifier: pr2017239000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017239000. The temblor was reported at 21:07:28 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 01:07:28 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:07 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 113 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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