A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -65.4994° West, latitude 18.9328° North, depth = 28 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16034008. Id of event: pr16034008. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 22:22:55 / February 3, 2016 @ 10:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:22:55 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 28 km (17 miles).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Canovanas, Santa Barbara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Isidro (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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