A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Loiza in Puerto Rico. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:56:13 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017334001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017334001. Exact location of event, longitude -65.8958 West, latitude 18.8288 North, depth = 28 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 14:56:13 / November 30, 2017 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cidra, Morovis, Manatí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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