A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from San Antonio in Puerto Rico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Global time and date of event 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 11:16:10 / November 10, 2016 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.253° West, latitude 19.0032° North, depth = 25 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16315002. Id of event: pr16315002. The temblor was picked up at 07:16:10 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Hatillo, Camuy (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico.
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