A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 119 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico (74 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017273001. Id of event: pr2017273001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 20:33:48 / September 30, 2017 @ 8:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:33:48 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.3383° West, 19.5431° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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