A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 03:43:05 / November 23, 2016 @ 3:43 am. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -67.5046° West, 18.5349° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16328015. Event ids that are associated: pr16328015. The temblor was detected at 22:43:05 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Sabana Grande, Hatillo, Lajas. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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: 34 km NW of Rincon, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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