A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 23:26:35 / September 9, 2016 @ 11:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -65.6412 West, latitude 17.8495 North, depth = 6 km. Event id: pr16253010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16253010. The temblor was picked up at 19:26:35 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Comerío, Aibonito (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km ESE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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