A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Fuig in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9182 West, latitude 18 North, depth = 104 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 02:16:16 / October 1, 2015 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:16:16 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15274000. Event ids that are associated: pr15274000.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Comerío, Vega Baja. Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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