A minor earthquake magnitude 2.5 (mg/mb) was reported Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 02:21:14 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-08 07:21:14 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -67.5 West, latitude 17.9748 North, depth 42 km.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yauco, San Sebastián, Guánica.
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