A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Corozal in Puerto Rico. The temblor was reported at 23:52:29 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 03:52:29 / January 29, 2016 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16029000. Event ids that are associated: pr16029000. Exact location of event, depth 75 km, -66.3007° West, 18.3377° North.
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Close 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 Isabela, Guánica, Sabana Grande.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ESE of Corozal, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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