A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 01:54:43 / February 14, 2016 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:54:43 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.6122° West, latitude 18.9099° North, depth = 32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16045001. Unique identifier: pr16045001.
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 Moca, Isabela, Aguada. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km NW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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