A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 162 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (101 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 08:17:35 / March 11, 2018 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018070005. Id of event: pr2018070005. Exact location of earthquake, -65.984° West, 19.9315° North, depth 50 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:17:35 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 162 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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