A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.496 West, latitude 18.8178 North, depth = 72 km. Global time and date of event 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 22:45:24 / January 13, 2016 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:45:24 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72 km (45 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16013003. Event ids that are associated: pr16013003.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hatillo, Mayagüez, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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