A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:29 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 00:02:29 / June 26, 2017 @ 12:02 am. Exact location of event, depth 23 km, -66.4958° West, 19.0673° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017177001. Event ids that are associated: pr2017177001.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, San Juan, Sabana Seca. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico.
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