A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 09:39:18 / February 26, 2016 @ 9:39 am. Event id: pr16057009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16057009. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:39:18 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 86 km, -67.0903° West, 18.892° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mayagüez, Barceloneta, Las Marías. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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