A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:03:38 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-29 06:03:38 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -65.4483 West, latitude 17.9181 North, depth 12 km.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo Alto, Carolina, Loíza.
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