A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Puerto Rico kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -66.236 West, latitude 18.4088 North, depth = 128 km. Event id: pr16321007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16321007. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:12:31 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 21:12:31 / November 16, 2016 @ 9:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yauco, Quebradillas, Guayanilla. Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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