A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2017175020. Event ids that are associated: pr2017175020. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Global time and date of event 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 21:37:27 / June 24, 2017 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.5278 West, latitude 18.991 North, depth = 51 km. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:37:27 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Pájaros, Corozal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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