A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 00:54:41 / June 3, 2017 @ 12:54 am. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:54:41 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017154001. Event ids that are associated: pr2017154001. Exact location, longitude -66.7608° West, latitude 18.6238° North, depth = 13 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Real, Aibonito, Guaynabo.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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