A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 23:38:01 / September 2, 2016 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:38:01 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -65.6341° West, 17.895° North. Id of earthquake: pr16246007. Event ids that are associated: us10006jtg, pr16246007.
Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Isabel, Pájaros, San Juan.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 37 km SE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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