A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Barceloneta in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 22:56:52 / June 9, 2017 @ 10:56 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:56:52 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). Event id: pr2017160010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017160010. Exact location, longitude -66.5646° West, latitude 18.7195° North, depth = 60 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Barbara, Caguas, Aguada. Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km N of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico.
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