A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 2 km, -65.607° West, 17.94° North. Id of earthquake: pr16312002. Event ids that are associated: pr16312002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 18:46:28 / November 7, 2016 @ 6:46 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:46:28 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Salinas, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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