A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017328001. Id of event: pr2017328001. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.4395° West, latitude 18.7185° North, depth = 16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 03:51:49 / November 24, 2017 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:51:49 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Peñuelas, Las Marías.
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 nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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