A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 11:01:39 / October 13, 2015 @ 11:01 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15286001. Unique identifier: pr15286001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:39 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.026° West, 18.7178° North, depth 59 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lajas, Vega Baja, Puerto Real.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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