A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (71 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 04:40:57 / January 17, 2018 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018017002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018017002. The temblor was reported at 00:40:57 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.0855° West, 19.514° North, depth 35 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 115 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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