A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Emajagua in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, -65.6311° West, 17.8656° North, depth 8 km. Id of earthquake: pr16345000. Event ids that are associated: pr16345000. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:28:50 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 10/12/16 / 2016-12-10 01:28:50 / December 10, 2016 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaynabo, Comerío, Aibonito (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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: 30 km ESE of Emajagua, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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