A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 02:18:15 / February 15, 2016 @ 2:18 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:18:15 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.9544° West, latitude 18.6881° North, depth = 80 km. Unique identifier: pr16046000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16046000.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Guayanilla, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNE of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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