A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr17075002. Event ids that are associated: pr17075002. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 18:22:24 / March 16, 2017 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.4093 West, latitude 18.9311 North, depth = 46 km. The temblor was detected at 14:22:24 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Quebradillas, Naranjito (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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