A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Levittown in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 03:19:00 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 07:19:00 / May 11, 2017 @ 7:19 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017131004. Event ids that are associated: pr2017131004. Exact location, longitude -66.22° West, latitude 18.5396° North, depth = 21 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Peñuelas, Lares. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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