A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico (58 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -65.3507° West, 19.1427° North, depth 25 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 07:35:56 / January 2, 2016 @ 7:35 am. Event id: pr16002003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16002003. The temblor was picked up at 03:35:56 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 93 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
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