A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Dorado in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr17057005. Event ids that are associated: pr17057005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:15 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3001 West, latitude 18.8451 North, depth = 42 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 18:45:15 / February 26, 2017 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utuado, Jayuya, Cidra. Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 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 ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km N of Dorado, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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