A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico (52 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 05:50:39 / August 28, 2017 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:50:39 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -65.2125° West, 19.0535° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017240005. Id of event: pr2017240005.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 83 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.