A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Dorado in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 17:31:03 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16309005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16309005. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -66.245° West, 19.0317° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 21:31:03 / November 4, 2016 @ 9:31 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corozal, Loíza, Guaynabo. Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km N of Dorado, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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