A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 02:52:59 / January 5, 2016 @ 2:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16005000. Id of event: pr16005000. The epicenter was at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:52:59 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.4265 West, latitude 18.9696 North, depth = 18 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Rincón, Moca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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