A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 09:15:36 / October 2, 2015 @ 9:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.1771 West, latitude 19.0252 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:15:36 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15275009. Event ids that are associated: pr15275009.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Trujillo Alto, Santa Barbara (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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