A minor earthquake magnitude 2.6 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 08:45:08 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-08 12:45:08 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -65.447 West, latitude 17.9002 North, depth 10 km.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loíza, Santa Barbara, Caguas.
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