A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (51 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.4118° West, 19.0593° North, depth 27 km. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:11 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2018141000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018141000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/18 / 2018-05-21 01:50:11 / May 21, 2018 @ 1:50 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 82 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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