A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 04:18:00 / October 22, 2015 @ 4:18 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:18:00 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15295001. Event ids that are associated: pr15295001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6997 West, latitude 17.9592 North, depth = 34 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levittown, Guaynabo, Bayamón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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