A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr16105041. Event ids that are associated: pr16105041. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0654 West, latitude 18.7856 North, depth = 28 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 15:49:44 / April 14, 2016 @ 3:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:49:44 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manatí, Hormigueros, Florida (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 31 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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