A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:01:22 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017157002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017157002. Exact location of earthquake, -66.3611° West, 19.0328° North, depth 57 km. Global time and date of event 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 10:01:22 / June 6, 2017 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morovis, Ciales, Hatillo. Epicenter of the event was 68 km (43 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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