A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr16024005. Event ids that are associated: pr16024005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 06:07:03 / January 24, 2016 @ 6:07 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:07:03 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2317 West, latitude 18.9251 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arecibo, Añasco, San Sebastián. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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