A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Luquillo in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15284003. Id of event: pr15284003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 04:14:27 / October 11, 2015 @ 4:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:14:27 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -65.468° West, 18.8934° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carolina, Canovanas, Santa Barbara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Río Grande (c. 13 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Canovanas (c. 8 400 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Luquillo (c. 8 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km NNE of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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