A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 98 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (61 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 15:01:57 / August 27, 2017 @ 3:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017239006. Id of event: pr2017239006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:57 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.4535 West, latitude 19.3181 North, depth = 60 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 98 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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