A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Camuy in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8703 West, latitude 18.5076 North, depth = 91 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:15:04 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 01:15:04 / April 10, 2016 @ 1:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 91 km (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16101001. Id of event: pr16101001.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayamón, Aibonito, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NW of Camuy, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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