A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 79 km N of Tierras Nuevas Poniente, Puerto Rico (49 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:44:35 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16271019. Id of event: pr16271019. Exact location of event, depth 42 km, -66.5169° West, 19.177° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 16:44:35 / September 27, 2016 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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