A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km NNE of Suarez, Puerto Rico (64 miles) on Monday. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:26:59 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018198000. Id of event: pr2018198000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 02:26:59 / July 17, 2018 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -65.6465 West, latitude 19.3486 North, depth = 74 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km NNE of Suarez, Puerto Rico.
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