A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico on Friday. Unique identifier: pr16036009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16036009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 21:23:08 / February 5, 2016 @ 9:23 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:23:08 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.7334 West, latitude 19.01 North, depth = 30 km.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trujillo Alto, Levittown, Fajardo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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