A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 11:02:33 / December 27, 2017 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2017361001. Event ids that are associated: pr2017361001. The epicenter was at a depth of 87 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, depth 87 km, -67.0178° West, 18.9885° North. The temblor was detected at 07:02:33 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Lares, Barceloneta. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 53 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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