A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 111 km (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.5946° West, 18.4128° North, depth 111 km. Event id: pr2017315000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017315000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 08:57:14 / November 11, 2017 @ 8:57 am. The temblor was detected at 03:57:14 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lares, Sabana Grande, Maricao. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 37 km WNW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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