A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 04:54:25 / February 25, 2017 @ 4:54 am. Id of earthquake: pr17056019. Event ids that are associated: pr17056019. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:54:25 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0513° West, latitude 18.8838° North, depth = 12 km.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estancias de Florida, Mayagüez, Barceloneta. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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