A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 15:34:01 / September 11, 2016 @ 3:34 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:34:01 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -65.6451° West, 17.8421° North, depth 16 km. Event id: pr16255010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16255010.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Comerío, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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