A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Unique identifier: pr16038002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16038002. The temblor was reported at 23:52:27 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7648 West, latitude 19.0499 North, depth = 24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Global time and date of event 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 03:52:27 / February 7, 2016 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Barceloneta, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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