A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 5.01 km, -65.6357° West, 17.7573° North. Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 23:37:58 / September 2, 2016 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:37:58 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.01 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006jtg. Event ids that are associated: us10006jtg.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loíza, Aibonito, Carolina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 37 km SE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico.
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