A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -67.193° West, 17.8731° North, depth 9 km. Id of earthquake: pr16100018. Event ids that are associated: pr16100018. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:04:43 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 23:04:43 / April 9, 2016 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camuy, Juana Díaz, Jayuya (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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