A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Boqueron in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 12:45:01 / November 29, 2017 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:45:01 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017333001. Id of event: pr2017333001. Exact location of event, depth 146 km, -67.1771° West, 18.044° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 146 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florida, Estancias de Florida, Villalba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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