A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16038000. Unique identifier: pr16038000. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 00:33:26 / February 7, 2016 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -67.739° West, 18.1107° North, depth 64 km. The temblor was detected at 19:33:26 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, San Germán, Moca. Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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