A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. Id of earthquake: pr16316013. Event ids that are associated: pr16316013. The temblor was detected at 14:56:44 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 18:56:44 / November 11, 2016 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -65.6279° West, 17.9398° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranquitas, Naranjito, Cataño (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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