A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Esperanza in Puerto Rico. Global time and date of event 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 08:28:23 / November 6, 2016 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr16311003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16311003. The epicenter was at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:28:23 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4 km, -65.6143° West, 17.9365° North.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Carolina (c. 170 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Trujillo Alto (c. 54 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toa Alta, Candelaria Arenas, Levittown. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 23 km SW of Esperanza, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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