A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4425 West, latitude 18.975 North, depth = 18 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 22:38:54 / January 13, 2016 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:38:54 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr16013002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16013002. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Rincón, Moca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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