A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55 km (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:43:06 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.4428° West, 18.9109° North, depth 55 km. Global time and date of event 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 10:43:06 / January 25, 2016 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr16025003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16025003.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Añasco, Quebradillas, Moca (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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