A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico on Monday. The temblor was reported at 09:05:42 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.2115 West, latitude 18.9791 North, depth = 23 km. Unique identifier: pr2017240022. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017240022. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 13:05:42 / August 28, 2017 @ 1:05 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Culebra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 75 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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