A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Santa Isabel in Puerto Rico on Wednesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:48:40 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr16328014. Event ids that are associated: pr16328014. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.501° West, latitude 17.4004° North, depth = 23 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 23:48:40 / November 23, 2016 @ 11:48 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coamo (c. 11 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Juana Díaz (c. 9 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guánica (c. 9 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arroyo, Coamo, Guayama (min 5000 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. 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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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