A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Event id: pr15288000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15288000. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:49:49 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 04:49:49 / October 15, 2015 @ 4:49 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 52 km, -65.4722° West, 18.9985° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fajardo, Loíza, Luquillo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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