A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 88 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico (55 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 01:06:28 / November 13, 2016 @ 1:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.607 West, latitude 19.2686 North, depth = 27 km. The temblor was detected at 21:06:28 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16318000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16318000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27 km (17 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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