A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.263 West, latitude 18.9281 North, depth = 44 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 11:03:51 / April 14, 2016 @ 11:03 am. Id of earthquake: pr16105024. Event ids that are associated: pr16105024. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:03:51 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 11 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Añasco (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arecibo, Añasco, San Sebastián.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 51 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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