A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Culebra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -65.2723° West, 18.9808° North. Global time and date of event 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 22:04:34 / March 13, 2017 @ 10:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:04:34 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17072005. Event ids that are associated: pr17072005.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 75 km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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