A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 02:11:51 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 110 km (68 miles). Global time and date of event 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 06:11:51 / July 27, 2017 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2017208004. Event ids that are associated: pr2017208004. Exact location of event, depth 110 km, -66.109° West, 18.4951° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Hatillo, Adjuntas (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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