A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16311002. Unique identifier: pr16311002. The temblor was reported at 04:35:16 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -65.6258° West, 17.905° North, depth 2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 08:35:16 / November 6, 2016 @ 8:35 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Comerío, Guaynabo. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SW of Esperanza, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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