A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 07:02:55 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82 km (51 miles). Exact location of event, depth 82 km, -66.305° West, 18.603° North. Id of earthquake: pr2017253002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017253002. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 11:02:55 / September 10, 2017 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Punta Santiago, Yabucoa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 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 one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four 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.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNE of Brenas, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.