A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2017116005. Event ids that are associated: pr2017116005. Exact location, longitude -66.7711° West, latitude 19.062° North, depth = 47 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:12:34 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 06:12:34 / April 26, 2017 @ 6:12 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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