A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ponce in Puerto Rico. Unique identifier: pr16326002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16326002. The temblor was detected at 02:45:02 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17 km, -66.622° West, 17.996° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 06:45:02 / November 21, 2016 @ 6:45 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Maunabo, Trujillo Alto. Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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