A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 86 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 08:59:17 / May 21, 2016 @ 8:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, -67.0264° West, 19.2849° North. The temblor was detected at 04:59:17 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16142003. Id of event: pr16142003. The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles).
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 nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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