A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Juan in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 04:30:29 / May 27, 2016 @ 4:30 am. The temblor was detected at 00:30:29 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16148019. Unique identifier: pr16148019. Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -66.0891° West, 18.9025° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estancias de Florida, Florida, Comerío (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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