A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1581 West, latitude 19.1611 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 06:56:38 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2017201003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017201003. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 10:56:38 / July 20, 2017 @ 10:56 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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