A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -66.9469° West, latitude 18.934° North, depth = 9 km. Id of earthquake: pr17088000. Event ids that are associated: pr17088000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 04:05:38 / March 29, 2017 @ 4:05 am. The temblor was reported at 00:05:38 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Florida, Añasco. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 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 three, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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