A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (61 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.382° West, latitude 19.3423° North, depth = 45 km. Event id: pr2017243000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017243000. The temblor was reported at 20:20:10 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 00:20:10 / August 31, 2017 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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