A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3506 West, latitude 18.9228 North, depth = 14 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16033004. Event ids that are associated: pr16033004. Global time and date of event 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 17:10:55 / February 2, 2016 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:10:55 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Añasco, Hatillo. Close 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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