A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2711 West, latitude 19.0779 North, depth = 23 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16260003. Unique identifier: pr16260003. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 11:58:14 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:58 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:58:14 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Aguada, Moca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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