A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Arecibo in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -66.6451° West, 18.694° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16319000. Id of event: pr16319000. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 01:40:31 / November 14, 2016 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was reported at 21:40:31 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trujillo Alto, Cidra, Guayanilla. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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