A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Central Aguirre in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 23:25:08 / June 25, 2017 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.3115° West, 17.383° North, depth 39 km. The temblor was reported at 19:25:08 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017176014. Event ids that are associated: pr2017176014. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Patillas, Guayama. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arroyo (c. 7 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santa Isabel (c. 7 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salinas (c. 6 400 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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