A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:11 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/06/16 / 2016-06-16 13:10:11 / June 16, 2016 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 49 km, -67.0885° West, 18.5884° North. Id of earthquake: pr16168004. Event ids that are associated: pr16168004.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morovis, Vega Baja, Guánica.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 six, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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