A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:02 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 02:39:02 / September 7, 2017 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2017250000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017250000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.4421° West, 18.7528° North, depth 13 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabo Rojo, Maricao, Puerto Real (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and 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 quakes in the world each year.
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