A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 09:06:26 / November 12, 2017 @ 9:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:06:26 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017316000. Unique identifier: pr2017316000. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5173° West, 19.0233° North, depth 8 km.
Nearby 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 Cataño, Ciales, Candelaria. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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