A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 11:59:54 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:59 am. The temblor was detected at 07:59:54 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.3294° West, latitude 19.141° North, depth = 29 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16260004. Id of event: pr16260004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29 km (18 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabela (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 75 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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