A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0788° West, 19.0082° North, depth 23.73 km. The temblor was reported at 00:38:28 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000at2q. Event ids that are associated: us1000at2q. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.73 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 04:38:28 / October 14, 2017 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lares (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Añasco, Rincón. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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