A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 03:18:19 / January 5, 2016 @ 3:18 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:18:19 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.3684° West, latitude 18.8906° North, depth = 52 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr16005002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16005002.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Sebastián, Hatillo, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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