A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Sabana in Puerto Rico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3728 West, latitude 18.4568 North, depth = 114 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 00:53:41 / December 17, 2016 @ 12:53 am. Id of earthquake: pr16352000. Event ids that are associated: pr16352000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:53:41 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Moca, Guánica (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km WSW of Sabana, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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