A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr16097000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16097000. Global time and date of event 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 00:17:05 / April 6, 2016 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:17:05 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.4421° West, 18.7893° North, depth 9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Marías, Hatillo, Mayagüez (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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