A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -65.216° West, 19.0201° North, depth 30 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 05:45:09 / August 28, 2017 @ 5:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:45:09 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Unique identifier: pr2017240012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017240012.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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