A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Lorenzo in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -65.9178° West, 18.1366° North, depth 66 km. Id of earthquake: pr2017179007. Event ids that are associated: pr2017179007. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 16:24:15 / June 28, 2017 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:24:15 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Barceloneta, Estancias de Florida. Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km SE of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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