A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 17:49:01 / April 6, 2016 @ 5:49 pm. Id of earthquake: pr16097006. Event ids that are associated: pr16097006. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.3393 West, latitude 18.8731 North, depth = 7 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:49:01 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Sebastián, Hatillo, Añasco (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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