A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Playa in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2086 West, latitude 18.2285 North, depth = 30 km. Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 04:12:33 / November 25, 2016 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16330002. Unique identifier: pr16330002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:12:33 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juana Díaz, Villalba, Barceloneta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSW of La Playa, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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