A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 02:32:10 / January 12, 2016 @ 2:32 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.356 West, latitude 19.0464 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr16012000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16012000. The temblor was reported at 22:32:10 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Moca, Aguada.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 67 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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