A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Stella in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr16118000. Event ids that are associated: pr16118000. The temblor was detected at 22:25:17 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 02:25:17 / April 27, 2016 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.3032° West, latitude 18.2017° North, depth = 18 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponce, Jayuya, Arecibo. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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