A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cidra in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -66.1425° West, 18.172° North, depth 81 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 14:41:28 / April 6, 2016 @ 2:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:41:28 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16097004. Unique identifier: pr16097004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81 km (50 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lares, Yauco, Isabel Segunda (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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