A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lamboglia in Puerto Rico on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017244000. Unique identifier: pr2017244000. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:18:22 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.9531 West, latitude 17.7861 North, depth = 2 km. Global time and date of event 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 01:18:22 / September 1, 2017 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Campanilla, Candelaria Arenas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 21 km S of Lamboglia, Puerto Rico.
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