A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Las Marias in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 01:16:16 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Global time of event 31/03/15 / 2015-03-31 05:16:16 / March 31, 2015 @ 5:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0102 West, latitude 18.2369 North, depth 33 km, unique identifier, pr15090000.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Vega Alta, Corozal.
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