A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2311 West, latitude 19.1912 North, depth = 24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:57:05 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16260002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16260002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 11:57:05 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:57 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabela (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 78 km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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