A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 95 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (59 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57 km (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3148° West, 19.3291° North, depth 57 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 15:00:34 / August 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:00:34 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017239010. Id of event: pr2017239010.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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