A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Brenas in Puerto Rico on Friday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:01:36 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr16316002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16316002. Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -66.3591° West, 19.0935° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 08:01:36 / November 11, 2016 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Toa Alta, Arecibo. The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 418 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Levittown (c. 29 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 69 km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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