A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 11:45:07 / April 28, 2016 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:45:07 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr16119002. Event ids that are associated: pr16119002. The epicenter was at a depth of 27 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27 km, -66.288° West, 19.1054° North.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Candelaria Arenas, Campanilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cataño (c. 28 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Dorado (c. 13 100 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 seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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