A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16010007. Id of event: pr16010007. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 11:57:11 / January 10, 2016 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.055° West, latitude 19.1215° North, depth = 32 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:57:11 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campanilla, Candelaria Arenas, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Campanilla (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km N of San Juan, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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