A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 02:01:15 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -65.6731° West, 17.7686° North. Event id: pr2017274001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017274001. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/17 / 2017-10-01 06:01:15 / October 1, 2017 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loíza, Comerío, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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