A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from El Negro in Puerto Rico. Event id: pr16245000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16245000. Exact location, longitude -65.6396° West, latitude 17.8717° North, depth = 6 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:21:01 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 02:21:01 / September 1, 2016 @ 2:21 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Isabel, Cataño, Bayamón (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SE of El Negro, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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