A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km NNW of Isabela, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 23:03:11 / August 27, 2017 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2695 West, latitude 19.3173 North, depth = 48 km. The temblor was reported at 19:03:11 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017239019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017239019.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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