A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 09:04:08 / January 10, 2016 @ 9:04 am. The temblor was detected at 05:04:08 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16010005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16010005. Exact location of event, longitude -65.4079 West, latitude 18.9918 North, depth = 97 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Río Grande, Loíza (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Loíza (c. 4 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 75 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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