A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1959 West, latitude 18.5042 North, depth = 86 km. The temblor was detected at 00:32:26 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16266000. Unique identifier: pr16266000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 04:32:26 / September 22, 2016 @ 4:32 am.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciales, Manatí, Jayuya.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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