A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6503° West, 18.1753° North, depth 12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017255004. Id of event: pr2017255004. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 09:03:52 / September 12, 2017 @ 9:03 am. The temblor was reported at 04:03:52 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela, Sabana Grande, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 45 km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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