A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Naranjito in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16257005. Event ids that are associated: pr16257005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 11:45:37 / September 13, 2016 @ 11:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.194 West, latitude 18.2777 North, depth = 64 km. The temblor was reported at 07:45:37 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yauco, Camuy, Lares. The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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