A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 07:16:41 / September 2, 2017 @ 7:16 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017245002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017245002. The temblor was reported at 03:16:41 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8851 West, latitude 18.8473 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Mayagüez, Jayuya.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.