A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 02:08:49 / September 3, 2016 @ 2:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr16247033. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16247033. Exact location of earthquake, -65.6453° West, 17.8726° North, depth 12 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:08:49 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Comerío, Aibonito. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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.
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