A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (56 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9885 West, latitude 19.3181 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was detected at 06:03:55 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/12/17 / 2017-12-14 10:03:55 / December 14, 2017 @ 10:03 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017348002. Unique identifier: pr2017348002.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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