A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:35:33 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 02:35:33 / July 17, 2017 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7801° West, 19.0878° North, depth 40 km. Unique identifier: pr2017198005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017198005.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barceloneta, Quebradillas, Isabela. Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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