A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Dorado in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 03:59:20 / May 31, 2016 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.2379° West, 18.493° North, depth 64 km. Event id: pr16152001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16152001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:59:20 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quebradillas, Lares, Peñuelas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NE of Dorado, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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