A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr2017330006. Event ids that are associated: pr2017330006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.7561 West, latitude 19.1125 North, depth = 25 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:11 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 17:14:11 / November 26, 2017 @ 5:14 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loíza (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
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