A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017256001. Id of event: pr2017256001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 01:36:21 / September 13, 2017 @ 1:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5053 West, latitude 19.0955 North, depth = 25 km. The temblor was detected at 21:36:21 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ingenio, Vega Alta, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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