A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 12:17:34 / February 25, 2016 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:17:34 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16056006. Unique identifier: pr16056006. Exact location of earthquake, -67.6358° West, 18.2124° North, depth 47 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quebradillas, Sabana Grande, Isabela (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km WSW of Stella, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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