A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 06:43:06 / June 26, 2017 @ 6:43 am. Event id: pr2017177008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017177008. Exact location, longitude -66.9606° West, latitude 18.9308° North, depth = 9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:06 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Las Marías, Estancias de Florida (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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