A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 06:45:07 / February 10, 2016 @ 6:45 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9718 West, latitude 18.8728 North, depth = 89 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:45:07 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16041002. Id of event: pr16041002.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maricao, Mayagüez, Utuado (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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