A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81 km (50 miles). Event id: pr2017158000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017158000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 00:27:02 / June 7, 2017 @ 12:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.1428° West, 18.4793° North, depth 81 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:02 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Peñuelas, Camuy, Ponce (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km (3 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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