A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017257004. Id of event: pr2017257004. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:43:29 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 20:43:29 / September 14, 2017 @ 8:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5351 West, latitude 18.7848 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Mayagüez, San Sebastián (min 5000 pop).
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 nine, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel anything?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.