A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 97 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (60 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017239003. Id of event: pr2017239003. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:54 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 13:39:54 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. Exact location, longitude -67.349° West, latitude 19.343° North, depth = 40 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two 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.
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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: 97 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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