A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 18:50:54 / June 25, 2017 @ 6:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017176011. Id of event: pr2017176011. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:50:54 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, depth 38 km, -67.1963° West, 19.1393° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Isabela. The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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