A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 131 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (81 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018061000. Unique identifier: pr2018061000. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 04:00:22 / March 2, 2018 @ 4:00 am UTC/GMT. The 3.77-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:00:22 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.2658° West, 19.6521° North, depth 39 km.
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 eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 131 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico.
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