A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017226000. Unique identifier: pr2017226000. Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -66.7971° West, 18.532° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 01:31:34 / August 14, 2017 @ 1:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:31:34 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Isabel, Guaynabo, San Juan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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: 5 km NNE of Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
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