A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Campanilla in Puerto Rico on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 13:35:04 / October 2, 2015 @ 1:35 pm. Id of earthquake: pr15275010. Event ids that are associated: pr15275010. Exact location, longitude -66.2519° West, latitude 18.4298° North, depth = 116 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:04 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela, Maricao, Las Marías.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km WNW of Campanilla, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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