A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 19:44:45 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2017142013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017142013. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0605° West, 19.1645° North, depth 69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 23:44:45 / May 22, 2017 @ 11:44 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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