A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -67.5883° West, 18.4786° North, depth 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:33:13 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 06:33:13 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2017314000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017314000.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Lares, Lajas.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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