A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 103 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico (64 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:09:02 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 06:09:02 / April 17, 2018 @ 6:09 am. Unique identifier: pr2018107001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018107001. Exact location of event, longitude -66.1578 West, latitude 19.3976 North, depth = 40 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 103 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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