A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4852 West, latitude 18.8525 North, depth = 27 km. Id of earthquake: pr16053004. Event ids that are associated: pr16053004. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/16 / 2016-02-22 17:59:25 / February 22, 2016 @ 5:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:25 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, San Sebastián, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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