A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tierras Nuevas Poniente in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr16110000. Event ids that are associated: pr16110000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 03:47:49 / April 19, 2016 @ 3:47 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.4475 West, latitude 18.697 North, depth = 14 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:47:49 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peñuelas, San Lorenzo, Juncos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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