A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.0739 West, latitude 18.4874 North, depth = 99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 16:28:05 / April 14, 2017 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:28:05 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr17104048. Unique identifier: pr17104048. The epicenter was at a depth of 99 km (62 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 4 km (3 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Utuado, Santa Isabel.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NE of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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