A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Vieques in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 01:40:46 / November 29, 2016 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was detected at 21:40:46 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr16334000. Event ids that are associated: pr16334000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.787 West, latitude 18.4664 North, depth = 110 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinas, Manatí, Coamo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NE of Vieques, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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