A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8045 West, latitude 19.0705 North, depth = 14 km. The temblor was reported at 05:08:15 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 09:08:15 / July 29, 2017 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2017210011. Event ids that are associated: pr2017210011.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manatí, Barceloneta, Quebradillas. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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