A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr17107010. Event ids that are associated: pr17107010. The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 02:11:19 / April 17, 2017 @ 2:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -65.5927 West, latitude 18.58 North, depth = 27 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:19 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Naranjito, Cidra. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 26 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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