A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 21:27:36 / November 6, 2016 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:27:36 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1003 West, latitude 19.1327 North, depth = 42 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16311004. Unique identifier: pr16311004.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camuy, Quebradillas, Isabela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camuy (c. 4 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 70 km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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