A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15280001. Id of event: pr15280001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 03:09:31 / October 7, 2015 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 20 km, -65.3655° West, 18.27° North. The temblor was picked up at 23:09:31 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Patillas, Caguas, Trujillo Alto (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Humacao (c. 20 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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