A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017252000. Event ids that are associated: pr2017252000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 03:36:37 / September 9, 2017 @ 3:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4461 West, latitude 18.7428 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:36:37 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 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), 75 km (47 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 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 Lares, Hormigueros, Las Marías.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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