A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017310001. Id of event: pr2017310001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:41:56 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.458 West, latitude 19.022 North, depth = 80 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 12:41:56 / November 6, 2017 @ 12:41 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Moca, Aguada. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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