A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Yabucoa in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -65.876° West, 18.0606° North, depth 4 km. Event id: pr2017320001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017320001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 21:25:36 / November 16, 2017 @ 9:25 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:25:36 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Ciales, Vega Baja. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km NNE of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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