A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Hatillo in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8225 West, latitude 19.059 North, depth = 22 km. Unique identifier: pr16265003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16265003. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 05:05:26 / September 21, 2016 @ 5:05 am. The temblor was detected at 01:05:26 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moca, Aguadilla, Manatí. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Manatí (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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