A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico (48 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:49:18 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16001006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16001006. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 21:49:18 / January 1, 2016 @ 9:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -66.408 West, latitude 19.1611 North, depth = 22 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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