A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Event id: pr2017349000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017349000. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 12:54:22 / December 15, 2017 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1658° West, 18.8433° North, depth 41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:54:22 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maricao, Mayagüez, Las Marías (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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