A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017150003. Id of event: pr2017150003. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:08:18 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.554 West, latitude 18.1351 North, depth = 138 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 138 km (86 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 06:08:18 / May 30, 2017 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yauco, Quebradillas, Lares (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico.
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