A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Dorado in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 10:36:16 / October 31, 2016 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.281° West, 18.9535° North, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:36:16 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16305003. Unique identifier: pr16305003.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguas Buenas, Río Grande, Camuy. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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