A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pole Ojea in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/16 / 2016-12-13 03:41:13 / December 13, 2016 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16348001. Unique identifier: pr16348001. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:13 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4489 West, latitude 17.627 North, depth = 37 km.
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Germán (c. 12 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hormigueros (c. 11 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yauco, Sabana Grande, Mayagüez. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SW of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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