A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 22:19:34 / January 31, 2016 @ 10:19 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:19:34 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.6116 West, latitude 18.9365 North, depth = 51 km. Id of earthquake: pr16031005. Event ids that are associated: pr16031005.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Aguada, Aguadilla. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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