A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16156009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16156009. The temblor was detected at 17:43:27 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6765 West, latitude 17.9468 North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/16 / 2016-06-04 22:43:27 / June 4, 2016 @ 10:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maricao, Moca, Sabana Grande (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 52 km W of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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